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wrongful termination
Kaarin S. Nelson is an attorney at Halunen & Associates. She represents employees facing workers’ compensation retaliation and other employment related issues. Below, she discusses how employees can face scrutiny after filing a claim. You’re a good employee and you work hard at your job. You go in everyday and tuck yourself under a customer’s...
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Carl Crosby Lehmann posted the following Q&A on BusinessManagementDaily.com. Workers’ Compensation Attorney Mike Lammers builds upon Mr. Lehmann’s answer by sharing his own insights into Minnesota workers’ compensation law. Q. We have an employee who has been out with a work-related back injury for more than six months. We have not received any indication from...
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A  Minnesota woman claims to have been wrongfully terminated from her job as a medical receptionist at Park Nicollet Health Services because she smelled like cigarette smoke. Stephanie Cannon, a smoker for 18 years, said she smokes nearly a pack a day, but changed her routine after her supervisor told her “we don’t want you...
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A guidance counselor at a New York High School is suing the Department of Education for wrongful termination after she was fired for racy photos taken 17 years ago. Tiffani Webb, the 37-year-old guidance counselor, was fired last December after working 12 years at Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers. The reason for her...
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