Whistleblower Statute of Limitations Increased to Six Years

On December 15, 2014, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that the time limitation to file a claim under the Minnesota Whistleblower Act (MWA), Minn. Stat. ┬ž 181.932 is six years.┬áPreviously, the Court had held the time period was two-years. The MWA prohibits an employer from discharging, threatening, otherwise discriminating against, or penalizing an employee […]

EEOC settlement of disability discrimination lawsuit

EEOC Press Release, December 2, 2014 Employee’s Firing Was Because of Disabilities, Federal Agency Charged ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Paloma Blanca Health Care Associates, LLC, d/b/a Paloma Blanca Health and Rehabilitation, which owns and operates a health and rehabilitation center in Albuquerque, has agreed to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment […]