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Minneapolis Law Firm


Labor & Employment


Oppenheimer serves as labor and employment counsel for more than 100 employers.

Recent Experience
  • We provide day-to-day counsel on a broad range of issues, including:


  • Protecting intellectual property, trade secrets and other confidential information
  • Employee discipline and termination
  • HR policies and procedures
  • Sexual harassment/offensive behavior training
  • Regulatory compliance (FLSA, OSHA, FMLA, OWBPA, ADAAA and drug-testing) 
  • Insurance coverage issues involving employee claims and lawsuits
  • We have helped clients with:


  • More than 150 actions to enforce or defend non-competition, non-solicitation and/or confidential information agreements
  • More than 80 employee lawsuits
  • More than 120 responses to EEOC or other FEP agency discrimination, harassment or retaliation charges
  • Dozens of workforce reductions and plant closings in 8 states
  • Labor and employment-related issues arising out of business sales, mergers, acquisitions and spinoffs
  • Labor contract negotiations with a wide variety of labor unions including, SEIU, VFCW, AFSCME, IBT and GCIO
  • Well over 150 workplace investigations involving allegations of sexual and other forms of harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, drug and alcohol abuse, fraud and other types of employee misconduct

Labor & Employment Team
Attorney Contact
Bill Egan 
Labor & Employment Client Alerts

California’s Mandatory Sick Leave Law Takes Effect July 1, 2015 (5.19.15) 


Another Blow To Employers: NLRB Reverses Course And Rules That Employees May Use Company Email For Union Organizing (12.16.14) 


Sick Leave Law Amended To Include Additional Family Members (8.12.13)  


Effective October 1, 2013, Employers Must Distribute Health Insurance Exchange Notices (5.20.13) 


December 31, 2012 Deadline For Amending Certain Severance Arrangements to Ensure Section 409A Compliance (12.3.12) 


New Recordkeeping Requirements For Employers Covered By GINA (3.7.12) 


NLRB Once Again Extends Deadline For New Posting Rule (1.25.12) 


February 1st Notice Requirements For Companies with Employees in New York (1.10.12) 


NLRB Extends Deadline For New Posting Rule Until January 31, 2012 (10.6.11) 


New NLRB Rule Requires Employers To Notify Employees Of Collective Bargaining Rights (9.7.11) 


DOL Releases Updated Regulations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (4.26.11) 


Wisconsin Federal Court Invalidates Non-Solicitation Agreement Lacking Backward Restriction (2.22.11) 


Final GINA Rules Require Employer Actions Before January 10, 2011 (11.19.10) 


Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors? Be Careful (7.22.10) 


New Tax Incentives Available For Employers Hiring Certain Unemployed Workers (4.15.10) 


A Cautionary Note To Employers Considering Mandatory Days Off (3.18.09) 


USCIS Delays Use of New Form I-9 to April 3, 2009 (2.02.09) 


Federal Contractors Required to Use E-Verify: Effective Date Now
May 21, 2009 (1.29.09)


DOL Issues New Regulations Under the Family Medical Leave Act (11.25.08) 


Federal Contractors Required to Use E-Verify (11.17.08)  


ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Becomes Law (9.30.08) 


Employers Now Statutorily Required to Provide Written Notice of Rights to Review Personnel Records (1.7.08) 


Deferred Compensation and Stock Option Income Now Taxable For Minnesota Nonresidents (3.17.08) 


Bonus Deduction Denied Due to Employment Provision (2.06.08) 

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