The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed two unemployment law judges’ decisions to deny unemployment compensation to individuals terminated for clear policy violations.

In Nolan v. Great River Federal Credit Union, Ms. Nolan was terminated for violating the credit union’s policies which prohibit employees from performing transactions concerning family members’ accounts.  Ms. Nolan

Next week, I will be presenting at the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation Business Community Roundtable on the biggest mistakes employers make with employee handbooks.  The VHEDC is a great resource for business owners offering valuable training and resources to help local businesses succeed.

Preparing for the presentation I reviewed the recent legislative changes affecting

This week the NLRB released two Advice Memos on “at-will” employment clauses contained in two different employee handbooks. In both cases the “at-will” language was ruled to be lawful, finding the employer did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The issue decided was whether the employee handbook language defining “at-will” employment was so

There is no one-size fits all dress code for a workplace. What is appropriate attire for employees in a workplace varies drastically according to the work being performed, the physical requirements of the job, and exposure to the elements. It is important however for employees to always dress appropriately for the position they are in.