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Employment Law Archives

What is the 'Grooming Gap?'

beautyimage.jpgEmployers across Minnesota and Wisconsin are likely familiar with the gender gap, or the discrepancy between wages and opportunities for male and female employees. However, there is another type of gap that puts female workers at a disadvantage: the grooming gap.

When Business Gets Personal: Addressing Workplace Relationships

Roses.jpgWorkplace dynamics and culture are naturally affected by sexual harassment, but the same is true when co-workers engage in a consensual romantic relationship. It can affect things like promotions, terminations, and other decisions that affect how employees are grouped and work together. How, and whether, you set rules for dating and intimacy among employees could have a dramatic effect on the workplace itself. It can also affect the legal complications you may face in the future.

Tips for Making Your Workplace Gender Neutral

Neutral.jpgMinnesotans are known for being nice. Often, we wear the label of "Minnesota nice" as a badge of honor--a show of politeness and respect. This attitude of being nice and respectful to everyone can certainly extend into the workplace.

What Types of Work Leave are Available in Minnesota?

Vacation.jpgEmployers across the state have all sorts of approaches to sick time, vacation time, and personal leave. Some leaves are paid, some are not. Some leaves are based in state law, others federal law and, in some cases, even city ordinance. So, what exactly is a Minnesota employee entitled to?

Bill Proposed to Limit Employers' Access to Employee Social Media

Twitter2.jpgAdding new employees is risky business. It's expensive to train them, and there's no guarantee they'll work out. Sometimes new employees don't blend well with existing personalities or office culture. As such, employers typically want to know as much as possible about a candidate before they throw them into the mix.

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