General Mills announced today that it is cutting up to 600 jobs in a global restructuring. More information can be found in this article.
Interesting article about a very public sexual harassment case: Ousted Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson hits Roger Ailes with sexual harassment suit
Congratulations to our founder, Beth Bertelson, who was awarded this year’s Karla Wahl Dedicated Advocacy Award from the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Huge congrats to Beth Bertelson @bertelsonlaw, the @minnesotanela 2016 Karla Wahl honoree! pic.twitter.com/AweGGVjeIC — Minnesota NELA (@MinnesotaNela) May 24, 2016
Beth will be a panelist at the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute on May 23 – 24, 2016 speaking on the topic of “Cutting Edge Age Discrimination Litigation Issues.”
Interesting article about a Swedish city’s trial adoption of a six-hour work week: In Sweden, an Experiment Turns Shorter Workdays Into Bigger Gains
Beth will be a panelist speaking at the upcoming Eighth Circuit NELA Conference April 15-16 in Kansas City on the topic, “Turning the Tables on Common Employer Counterclaims.”
This is a helpful article on networking tips to land a new job: http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/our-work/income/back-to-work-50-plus/smart-strategies-for-50-plus-jobseekers/info-2015/networking.html
Polaris announced layoffs of 100 employees today. More information can be found in this newspaper article.
When you are given the choice of resigning or being fired, you need to ask yourself, “What’s in it for me if I voluntarily resign?” In general, resigning from a job makes you ineligible for unemployment benefits. This loss can be significant. In Minnesota, unemployment benefits can be up to 26 weeks and depending on […]
Yes, but your unemployment benefits may be delayed. In a published opinion from the Minnesota Court of Appeals filed today, Menyweather v. Dept. of Employment and Economic Development, File. No. 33318420-3 (Minn. Ct. App. Dec. 7, 2015), the Court affirmed the language of Minn. Stat. 268.085, subd. 3(b): Payments under this paragraph are applied to […]