April 2018 – Vol. 20, No. 4 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, P.A.

April 2018 – Vol. 20, No. 4 The Employer E-Letter:  Labor and Employment Law News  from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, A Professional Association. Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com, or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others.  If there are other topics of interest to you or… Read more »

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March 2018 – Vol. 20, No.3 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, PA

March 2018 – Vol. 20, No.3

The Employer E-Letter:  Labor and Employment Law News 
from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of
Hanft Fride, A Professional Association.

Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com, or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others.  If there are other topics of interest to you or any other suggestions concerning this newsletter, please let us know.

This Month’s Topics:

  • 2nd Circuit Rules sexual orientation Discrimination is Sex Discrimination
  • SETTLEMENT OF A SEXUAL HARASSMENT OR ABUSE CASE AND NEW TAX CONSEQUENCES
  • JOINT-EMPLOYER STANDARD REVERTS TO BROWNING-FERRIS
  • 6th Circuit Rules Title VII Bars Discrimination Based on Transgender Status
  • Tip Of The Month
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Leah Fisher named Partner 1/1/2018

Hanft Fride Announces Promotion of Leah Fisher to Shareholder

Duluth, MN: Hanft Fride is proud to welcome Leah Fisher as the firm’s newest shareholder, effective January 1, 2018. Fisher’s promotion strengthens Hanft Fride’s family law offering, as Fisher has focused her practice on family law since joining the firm in 2015.

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February 2018 – Vol. 20, No.2 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, PA

February 2018 – Vol. 20, No.2

The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News 
from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of
Hanft Fride, A Professional Association.

Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com, or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others. If there are other topics of interest to you or any other suggestions concerning this newsletter, please let us know.

This Month’s Topics:

  •  “Interactive Process” To Determine Reasonable Accommodations Not Required Under Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • WISCONSIN NON-SOLICITATION AGREEMENTS SUBJECT TO REASONABLENESS STANDARD
  • ADA and MN Human Rights Act Utilize Same Standard
  • If Non-Compete Breached, Employer Entitled to Remedy
  • Tip Of The Month 
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January 2018 – Vol. 20, No.1 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, P.A.

Have a Safe & Happy New Year!

January 2018 – Vol. 20, No.1

The Employer E-Letter:  Labor and Employment Law News 
from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of
Hanft Fride, A Professional Association.

Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com, or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others.  If there are other topics of interest to you or any other suggestions concerning this newsletter, please let us know.

This Month’s Topics:

  • more employee-friendly nlrb is here 
  • unpaid interns are returning
  • Allegation the Employer Failed to Follow Policy is Not Pre-text
  • “micro-units” no more
  • Tip Of The Month 
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December 2017 – Vol. 19, No.12 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, PA

Happy Holidays from all of us at Hanft Fride

December 2017 – Vol. 19, No.12

The Employer E-Letter:  Labor and Employment Law News 
from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of
Hanft Fride, A Professional Association.

Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com, or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others.  If there are other topics of interest to you or any other suggestions concerning this newsletter, please let us know.

This Month’s Topics:

  • Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Standard Overruled by NLRB
  • Third Circuit Rules Short Rest Breaks are Compensable Time
  • Employer’s alleged Failure to Follow Policy is Not Pre-text
  • Employee’s Complaint to HR May Suspend MHRA Statute of Limitations
  • Tip Of The Month
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October 2017 – Vol. 19, No.10 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of Hanft Fride, P.A.

October 2017 – Vol. 19, No.10

The Employer E-Letter:  Labor and Employment Law News 
from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of
Hanft Fride, A Professional Association.

Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com, or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others.  If there are other topics of interest to you or any other suggestions concerning this newsletter, please let us know.

This Month’s Topics:

  • Anti-Tip Sharing Statute Provides Wrongful Termination Claim, MN Supreme Court Decides
  • Requirements If You Have a Hostile Work Environment
  • Single Racial Slur Can Trigger Title VII
  • OMB Halts Pay Data Collection Portion of EEO-1
  • Tip Of The Month
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Sept. 2017 – Vol.19, No. 9 The Employer E-Letter: Labor and Employment Law News from the Duluth,MN law firm of Hanft Fride, A Professional Association

September 2017 – Vol. 19, No. 9

The Employer E-Letter:  Labor and Employment Law News 
from the Duluth, Minnesota law firm of
Hanft Fride, A Professional Association.

Co-Editors, Scott A. Witty, saw@hanftlaw.com and Richard R. Burns, rrb@hanftlaw.com or 218-722-4766. Please feel free to forward this e-mail or share it with others.  If there are other topics of interest to you or any other suggestions concerning this newsletter, please let us know.

This Month’s Topics:

  • NEW MINIMUM SALARY FOR EXEMPT EMPLOYEES INVALID
  • PERSUADER RULE IS ON THE OUT
  • New Face Comment Isn’t Proof of Age Bias
  • NLRB RULES AGAINST HANDBOOK PROVISIONS
  • Tip Of The Month
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2017 Recent Awards and Recognitions

Hanft Fride announced attorneys Charles “Huck” Andresen, Bill Burns, Jennifer Carey, John Kelly, Cheryl Prince, Thomas Torgerson and Jacob Baker were named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers for 2017. Attorney Scott Witty was named a 2017 Minnesota Rising Star.

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