During the past legislative session, the legislature passed several significant changes to the Minnesota Veteran’s Preference Act, including reducing the 60 day notice period to 30 days, eliminating the three-person panel and replacing it with a single arbitrator, providing for the termination of a Veteran during probation without the protection of a Veteran’s hearing,

Memorial weekend is here, signaling the official start of summer. We celebrate all those who have served in the military and made sacrifices for our country. I bought my “Buddy Poppy” on the way out of the grocery store this week, and am proudly wearing it attached to the outside of my purse. Public employers