Minnesota Employment Law: Forms and Practice Manual

by Laura A. Pfeiffer, Esq., and Mark A. Pihart, Esq.

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  • Updated annually
  • 1 volume, 870+ pages, 255+ forms
  • ISBN# 978-1-57400-128-0
  • Includes a forms CD

Minnesota Employment Law: Forms and Practice Manual

Minnesota Employment Law: Forms and Practice Manual

Prominent Minnesota attorneys, Laura A. Pfeiffer, Esq., and Mark A. Pihart, Esq., have drawn from their extensive experience to bring you strategies and forms for virtually every employment situation you or your client may encounter, from the hiring process through the termination of an employment relationship, and concludes with the handling of dispute resolution. You’ll find it all in this definitive Manual which features a bonus CD with over 255 electronic forms.

With more than 870 pages of valuable content, you’ll stay current with appropriate statutes and regulations – complemented by thorough discussions and analyses of any changing federal and Minnesota state laws. Throughout the publication, you’ll find checklists of issues for consideration, sample policies and procedures, draft employment contracts and separation agreements as well as pertinent government and other published forms to help you develop the best employment practices and policies. Plus, you’ll be expertly guided through the extensive selection of employment forms using an easy-to-follow format.

Important features of this supplement include:

  • Updated case law and citations throughout the Manual;
  • New section on Hands-Free Driving Law;
  • New section on Wage Theft;
  • New section on Website Compliance for the ADA;
  • Updated section on Sick and Safe Time Ordinances;
  • Updated section on Alternative Dispute Resolution; and
  • All of the forms in the Manual conveniently provided on the accompanying CD for your immediate use.

Laura A. Pfeiffer is a shareholder in Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A. and co-chair of the firm’s Employment Law department. She practices in the areas of Employment Law and Commercial Litigation and has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of commercial and employment-related disputes, including discrimination issues, breach of contract claims, non-competition covenants, trade secret claims, franchise claims, and other business disputes. Ms Pfeiffer has handled countless administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, and similar state agencies throughout the country, and received her B.S. from Arizona State University (magna cum laude) and her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School (cum laude).

Mark A. Pihart, a shareholder in Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., practices in the areas of Employment Counseling and Employment Litigation, and is the co-chair of the Employment Law group. He advises and represents clients on matters regarding employment discrimination, laws, and regulations and has extensive experience in representing and counseling clients on employment related issues, including: the hiring process; employment agreements; discrimination issues; leave of absence issues; wage and hour issues; non-competition covenants; trade secret issues; use of social media in the workplace; and breach of contract claims and the termination process. Mr. Pihart received his B.A. from the University of Iowa (with distinction) and his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law (with distinction).

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Chapter 1: Hiring

Chapter 2: Employer-Employee Relationship and Employment Contracts

Chapter 3: Wage and Hour Law

Chapter 4: Record Retention

Chapter 5: Discrimination and Harassment

Chapter 6: Employee Performance, Work Rules, Discipline, and Problem Resolution

Chapter 7: Family and Medical Leave and Other Leaves of Absence

Chapter 8: Employee Handbooks

Chapter 9: Workplace Privacy

Chapter 10: Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants, and Confidentiality Agreements

Chapter 11: Termination of the Employment Relationship

Chapter 12: Alternative Dispute Resolution




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