Employment Law

Taunting as Harassment in Age Discrimination in the Workplace

When many think about age discrimination, they think of missed opportunities for promotion, unfairly being selected for layoff, and being passed over for hire by companies seeking younger workers. An often-overlooked form of ageism comes in the form of teasing. Those subtle day-to-day interactions, while playful to some, can be ...

2022-08-25T15:03:45-05:00August 25, 2022|Categories: Employment Law|Tags: , |

Getting the Most from Your Severance Package after a Layoff

News of layoffs has been getting more frequent in our shifting economy. The tech sector has been particularly hard hit, and experts are left speculating on whether the state of our current climate constitutes a recession. Already, noted companies like Walmart, Groupon, Instacart, and Netflix have made cuts to their ...

2022-08-17T14:31:48-05:00August 17, 2022|Categories: Employment Law|Tags: |

Attorney Joins Heimerl & Lammers

Heimerl & Lammers, LLC is thrilled to announce the addition of Claire Bruner-Wiltse to lead the firm’s employment law practice. Her addition represents an expansion of offerings by the firm and will complement its workers’ compensation practice. Claire is a talented trial attorney, a tireless advocate, and a skilled negotiator. ...

2022-08-11T11:59:36-05:00August 11, 2022|Categories: Employment Law|

COVID-19 Related Employment Issues

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a lot of people getting laid off, fired, or furloughed. Many people who fall into this category have questions about employment law issues. That's our topic for this article. Minnesota Law Under Minnesota law, an employer cannot terminate, discipline, threaten, or penalize an employee ...

2022-02-22T14:16:37-06:00March 31, 2020|Categories: Employment Law|Tags: , |