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Employment

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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Historic Supreme Court Opinion Affirms Protections for LGBT Workers

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII’s prohibitions against discrimination …

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What are My Rights as an Employee in the COVID-19 Pandemic?

With the dialing down of the stay-at-home order, many employers are laying off more and …

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Whistleblower

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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Reflections on National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

With Covid-19, we are in a new time and a new space for celebrating the …

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FRAUD AND COVID-19 – Calling Out the Best and Worst of Us

“There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently …

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Covid-19 Creates Opportunity to Rethink Virus-Monitoring Strategies

The worldwide spread of Covid-19 coronavirus presents an opportunity to rethink the way respiratory viruses …

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Personal Injury

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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Motor Vehicle Accidents in Minnesota – Part I: No Fault Law

Minnesota is a “No-Fault” state for claims for car accidents, trucking accidents, and some pedestrian …

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Consumer

“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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Mandatory Arbitration and Class Action Lawsuits: Changes are Coming

Mandatory arbitration and class action lawsuits are much in the news lately. The recent disclosure …

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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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