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Exploring the rights of medical professionals under the HPSP

In our last post, we began discussing how many licensed medical professionals struggling with certain health issues will voluntarily look to the Minnesota Health Professionals Services Program (HPSP) in the hopes that it can provide them with the necessary assistance to continue working in their chosen profession.

Helping MN medical professionals understand more about the HPSP

As a licensed medical professional, no one knows more about the value of hard work. That's because to get to this point, you've invested countless hours, endless energy and significant resources into securing the necessary education and training. Simply put, your dedication to your craft and your patients cannot be questioned.

Exploring your rights under the Parental Leave Act - II

Last month, our blog started discussing how even though a soon-to-be parent is understandably consumed by millions of baby-related thoughts in the months leading up to their new arrival, they also have many questions concerning both their employment and the leave to which they are entitled after the birth.

What does state law say must happen when workers are terminated or quit? - II

In the last post, our blog started discussing how even though Minnesota is an "at-will" state -- meaning employers are free to terminate employees for any reason provided its legal and employees are free to quit for any reason -- there are certain legal requirements of which both parties should be aware.

What does state law say must happen when workers are terminated or quit?

As we've discussed on our blog before, Minnesota is considered an "at-will" employment state, meaning that employees are generally free to leave their jobs for any reason at any time.

Lawmaker wants to expand protection for victims of sexual harassment

When the unthinkable happens and people find themselves subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace, it's not uncommon for them to experience a host of emotions ranging from anxiety and disgust to anger and even frustration.  

Professional license defense for MN optometrists

While many people might associate a trip to see the optometrist with basic eye exams or being fitted for glasses, these are only a small portion of the valuable services that you, the optometrist, provide to patients.

Exploring your rights under the Parental Leave Act

Once the initial excitement of learning that you are having a baby starts to subside, you understandably become consumed by a million different thoughts and a million different questions. Indeed, you will start to think more and more about arranging the nursery, purchasing toys and clothes, scheduling doctor appointments, finding the right hospital and, of course, deciding on a name.

What state law has to say about minors working during the school year

We are now only a few weeks away from the official start of the school year here in Minnesota. If you don't believe it, turn on your television or peruse the Internet for just a short time, and you will soon be inundated with back-to-school advertisements showcasing everything from clothes to notebooks.

Minimum wage in MN to jump to $9 per hour starting this weekend

When it comes to politics, there is typically very little going on at this time of the year here in Minnesota. Indeed, the legislature is not in session, and the highlight of the weeks following July 1, the day that most new state laws take effect, is probably the speeches given at the State Fair.

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