General Mills announced today that it is cutting up to 600 jobs in a global restructuring. More information can be found in this article.
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Sexual Harassment Case in the News
Interesting article about a very public sexual harassment case: Ousted Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson hits Roger Ailes with sexual harassment suit
Beth awarded Karla Wahl Dedicated Advocacy Award
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...
Beth Bertelson Will Be Speaking at the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute
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.”
Six Hour Work Week
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 Bertelson Will Speak at the Eighth Circuit NELA Conference
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 announces layoffs
Polaris announced layoffs of 100 employees today. More information can be found in this newspaper article.
Resign or Be Fired?
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,...