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Understanding Employment Law and Employment Lawyers P ractice Areas

Minneapolis employment lawyer


What are the employment laws? Employment law is a diverse area of the law. Generally, this area governs the relationship between an employer and employee. The employment law practice area covers the responsibilities, rights and obligations within the employer-employee relationship – from wages, workplace safety to discrimination and wrongful termination. More often employers can make mistakes or take bad business decisions while terminating employees. Even if the actions of employers are unethical, unfair, the employer has not broken the employment law unless they make any employment decision like termination for illegal reasons. However, there are so many types of employment laws and some of them are discussed below: What are important kinds of employment laws? The Minnesota employment laws cover different areas of wrongful employee termination claims.


1. The first reason for wrongful termination is discrimination which is based on age, race, sex, disability or sexual orientation. The Minnesota State Law through the Minnesota Human Rights Act and the Federal Law through Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act, prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, age, gender, disability or sexual orientation. 2. The second reason is the retaliation or reprisal by an employer against an employee for making a report or complaint of discrimination. The Minnesota Human Rights Act and Title VII prevent employees from retaliating against for reporting against unlawful discrimination either against other employees or themselves. 3. The third reason behind wrong termination is retaliation for whistle-blowing. However, the Federal Law and State Law protect the whistle blowing employees from suffering retaliation at their places of work to report conduct that they believe to be unlawful. Read Continue


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Understanding Employment Law and Employment Lawyers Practice Areas  

When it comes to employment claims, you should act as soon as possible. If you wait for more time, there may be strict limitations that will...

Understanding Employment Law and Employment Lawyers Practice Areas  

When it comes to employment claims, you should act as soon as possible. If you wait for more time, there may be strict limitations that will...

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