Minnesota Manufacturing Training Programs

April 2019

As a firm that has represented manufacturers throughout the years, we have found that training programs through the Minnesota Jobs Skill Partnership have tremendously helped manufacturing companies and their employees to retrain manufacturing workers and expand work opportunities for potential employees. Below are a few of the DEED Training Grant Programs that the State provides… Read more >

Help for Farmers Facing Flood Damage and Financial Stress

April 2019

Just last fall we were talking about the record number of farm bankruptcies due to low crop prices. Now, many farmers are suffering losses due to widespread floods throughout the Midwest caused by heavy snow and rain, and a significant number of farmers have lost their barns when the heavy snow caused the roofs to… Read more >

What Employers Everywhere Can Learn from Six Flags and the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

February 2019

An emerging trend in employment law and many consumer industries is the collection of “biometric information,” including “biometric identifiers” like fingerprints, retina or iris scans, hand or facial scans, and voiceprints. With great power, however, comes great responsibility. Large national employers such as Facebook and Google have been embroiled in privacy lawsuits arising from their… Read more >

The FAA and Drones: A Modern Day Dr. Frankenstein and His Monster? Hennepin Lawyer

January 2019

“In her novel Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, 18-year-old Mary Shelley’s sometimes strained relationship with her father, William Godwin, can be seen as the motivation for her story of a creator and his creation. While Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones) quickly arose as an offshoot of the development of the airplane, and predate the… Read more >