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Employment

How Can I Protect Myself as a Pregnant Worker During the COVID-19...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, pregnant women face new challenges—changes to in-person doctor …

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What Are My Rights as a Parent During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many working parents have been placed between a rock and …

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If I Can Work From Home, Can My Employer Force Me to...

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, yet Minnesota businesses are slowing reopening around the …

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Do I have to pool my tips?

In Minnesota, the answer is, “No, not if you don’t want to.” Your tips are …

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DEPARTMENT STORE CHAIN SETTLES SICK DAY LAWSUIT

Nationwide retailer Dillard’s recently settled an employment discrimination lawsuit brought by workers who say the …

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Whistleblower

New Treasury Secretary applauds role of IRS whistleblowers

Newly confirmed Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee that she was …

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Stats Show Whistleblowers Are Key Partners in the Fight Against the Many...

The Department of Justice’s 2020 data is here, and it paints another compelling picture of …

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What Should You Know Before Becoming a Whistleblower?

Here are some things you should know before stepping forward as a whistleblower. 1. Whistleblowing …

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What Can You Do to Strengthen Your False Claims Act Case?

If you suspect that your employer or some other entity is committing fraud against the …

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What are the Goals and Rewards of Whistleblower Programs?

The news in recent years has had many stories about “whistleblowers”—what they reported, what caused …

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A Not-So-Dynamic Vision—The Documents Illuminate the Falsity

It is unusual for any plaintiff or relator to achieve a summary judgment ruling in …

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Personal Injury

Whose Fault Was It?

People are quick to form a judgment about who is at fault in a car …

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What should you do if you or a loved one is involved...

Large trucks are central to keeping our economy rolling. Tragically, they are also the cause …

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62 Q & You.

What is 62 Q and what does it have to do with me? 62 Q is …

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Beware of Aggressive Insurance Companies . . .

There’s the old joke that you don’t  need to be faster than the bear that …

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Motor Vehicle Accidents in Minnesota – Part II: Liability Claims

In our last post, we discussed the benefits you may receive under your no-fault insurance …

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Consumer

DEFECTIVE FENTANYL PATCH BLAMED FOR MAN’S DEATH

Patients who need pain medication can receive such treatment in a variety of ways. Pills …

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“America’s Worst Charities” – Where is the Money Going?

Almost $1 billion of $1.3 billion donated to “America’s Worst Charities” in the past decade …

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Supreme Court Further Denies Basic Rights to Workers & Consumers

Recently the U.S. Supreme Court struck another blow against consumers and employees in the case …

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Halunen Law Plays Key Role as Co-counsel in Victory for Consumer Rights...

Halunen Law plays key role as co-counsel in victory for consumer rights and arbitration Many …

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Class Action Protects Military from Bank Misconduct

This recent posting by Public Justice shows the importance of preserving the class action mechanism …

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