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Briggs and Morgan’s team of employment law counselors provide clientele with practical tools and guidance for handling a wide spectrum of employee issues while helping to establish sound policies and practices consistent with applicable laws. We represent clients of all sizes before various local, state and federal administrative agencies and tribunals.

At Briggs, our attorneys offer advice on employee discipline and discharge; prepare and review employee handbooks and policy manuals; draft or evaluate preexisting employment contract and separation agreements; and provide additional day-to-day assistance and advice.

We also handle matters relating to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, wage and hour law, health and safety, non-compete covenants, commission agreements, leave of absence requirements and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), personnel practices audits, sexual harassment investigations, and workforce reductions.

In addition, our labor and employment attorneys offer advice regarding affirmative action and federal compliance requirements. Briggs offers clients informative training sessions on various workplace issues that educate supervisor and employee groups on the nature of existing law, individual rights and the rights of employers. Topics include interviewing techniques, drug and alcohol testing, sexual harassment, discrimination, supervisory training, discipline and discharge, health and wellness, union awareness, litigation prevention, and management.

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Our blog, Minnesota Employer, is intended to provide practical employment law information concerning federal and state employment laws for Minnesota employers. Posts discuss employment issues, litigation, legislation and other matters that have an impact on employers.

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