The Minnesota Legislature will consider various bills related to workplace mandates this legislative session. This issue will continue to be a TwinWest Chamber priority in the next few years. Kurt Erickson and Emily McNee from Littler will guide us through some of the proposals being considered this legislative session and provide a real-world look at the practical implications for employers.
Kurt J. Erickson has significant experience in representing public and private employers in labor and employment matters. He appears regularly before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, as well as proceedings before other state administrative tribunals. Kurt routinely defends clients in litigation matters, including class action litigation, involving discrimination and harassment, accommodation issues, whistleblowing and retaliation, breach of contract, unfair labor practices, and trade secret and non-compete issues.
Emily A. McNee is a strategic advisor and litigator who routinely works with employers on a broad range of employment law issues arising under federal, state, and local law. She has specific experience with matters involving:
- Medical leaves and disability accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and similar state leave laws
- Allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
- Claims of defamation and tortious interference
- Employment policies and handbooks