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Employment lawyers Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnesota employment lawyers serving the Twin Cities, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina, Bloomington, Roseville, Richfield, Eden Prairie, all of Minnesota and elsewhere in the United States

Neff Law Firm, P.A., is a Minnesota law firm based in the Minneapolis area. A Minnesota employment attorney from Neff Law Firm, P.A., has successfully handled employee – employer legal matters for over 28 years. The Minnesota employment lawyers from Neff Law Firm, P.A., handle employment law matters including losing a job due to being wrongfully fired, Defense of Professional and Occupational License, discrimination, retaliation for being a whistleblower, sexual harassment and other workplace related legal cases. The firm's experienced Minneapolis legal counsel have over 64 years of combined legal experience helping employees who are the victims of illegal employment practices by the employer.

Employment law issues are often complicated and confusing matters. If you think you have been treated unfairly in the workplace, Neff Law Firm, P.A., can help you better understand employee rights. If you are facing an employment-related dispute, trust your case to Neff Law Firm, P.A., with years of experience working in Minneapolis, St.Paul, Roseville, Edina, Bloomington, Richfield, Eden Prairie,and elsewhere in Minnesota handling:

  • Wrongful termination of employment--There are federal and state laws limiting the right of an employer to fire. Some of the laws that may apply are:
    • the Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA) -- Minnesota Statute Section 363A.01, et seq.
    • the Minnesota Equal pay for Equal Work Act -- Minnesota Statute Section 181.66, et seq.
    • the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)-- 29 United States Code Section 621, et seq.
    • the Minnesota Age Discrimination Law -- Minnesota Statute ection 181.81, et seq.
    • the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) -- 42 United States Code Section 12101, et seq.
    • the Minnesota Whistleblower Act -- Minnesota Statute Section 181.932, et seq.
    • the Civil Rights Act of 1991 -- 42 United States Code Section 2000e-2,et seq.
  • Employment discrimination based on age, race, sex, gender, disability, pregnancy, religion, or national origin (MHRA - Minnesota Statute 363A.03, et seq., ADEA 29 United States Code Section 621, et seq., Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 -- 42 United States Code Section 2000e-2,et seq., the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (42 United States Code 2000e(k), and others
  • Breach of contract
  • Employment legal disputes
  • Retaliatory discharge from employment (Minnesota Statute Section 181.932, et seq., and the Federal False Claims Act -- 31 United States Code Sections 3729-3733)
  • Sexual harassment (quid pro quo and hostile work environment claims)-- Minnesota Statute Section 363A.01, et seq., Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 -- 42 United States Code Section 2000e-2
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) employment violations -- 29 United States Code Sections 2601-2654 and Minnesota Parenting Leave Act (requires an employer to provide an amount of time unpaid parental leave under certain circumstances) -- Minnesota Statutes Section 181.941, et seq.
  • Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) employment violations -- 29 United States Code Section 651, et seq., Minnesota Statute Section 182,651, et seq., Minnesota Statute Section yg182.653, subd. 8 (AWAIR--Accident and Injury Reduction Act)
  • Retaliation for whistleblowing arising out of employment -- Minnesota Statute Section 181.932, et seq.
  • Qui Tam cases -- Federal False Claims Act -- 31 United States Code Sections 3729-3733 and Minnesota Statute Section 15C.01
  • Employee Rights
  • Disability Discrimination in employment -- 42 United States Code Section 12101, et seq. and Minnesota Statute Section 363A.01, et seq.

A Minnesota employment lawyer from from the firm is available to consult with concerning employment related difficulties in the twin cities and elsewhere related to the above described legal matters and other workplace related legal issues.

If you think you have been treated unfairly in the workplace, an experienced and knowledgeable employment attorney can help you better understand your rights as an employee. If you are facing an employment-related dispute, trust your case to the experienced attorneys at Neff Law Firm, P.A.

Neff Law Firm, P.A., handles a wide range of employment law cases. The firm's Minnesota employment attorneys have handled complex, multidistrict employment litigation in various jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Workplace Discrimination

The law recognizes and protects workers against discrimination in the workplace on the basis of race, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, and pregnancy status. The employment lawyers of Neff Law Firm, P.A., are well-versed in the language of the Minnesota Human Rights Act and federal anti-discrimination laws, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. They have successfully represented many clients in work-related discrimination cases, including those involving sexual harassment.

Minnesota Employment Lawyer

Employment lawyer Fred Neff has extensive experience rendering legal help to all types of employees, including hourly wage earners, salaried employees, managers, and high-level executives. Whether your are a retail clerk, union worker a corporate officer, or highly educated professional, he has the skills needed to protect your rights in claims related to employment discrimination.

Whistle Blower Cases / Qui Tam

When an employee informs government authorities about illegal acts taken by an employer, that employee is acting as a "whistleblower." Whistleblower cases generally involve the reporting of fraudulent bills or false claims against the government, including the reporting of a medical or healthcare provider for Medicare or Medicaid fraud.

Whistleblowing, when it uncovers significant fraud and leads to legal action against the company, is a protected act. The law both protects employees and may reward them with a percentage of the money recovered by the government. But a claim must be brought in the correct manner. Neff Law Firm, P.A.'s, Minnesota employment attorneys are experienced at handling Qui Tam cases.

Retaliation for Whistleblowing

If an employer retaliates against the whistleblower by sanctioning them in some way, or firing them, the employee can sue. The whistleblower can recover financial damages caused by the employer's retaliatory discharge or wrongful termination in addition to his or her attorney's fees. If you believe your company retaliated against you, Neff Law Firm, P.A.'s, Minnesota employment attorneys are ready to help you pursue your legal options.

As an employee, you do have rights. You do not have to face workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, or illegal violations alone. Let an employment lawyer of the Neff Law Firm, P.A., protect your rights.

Contact an employment law attorney at Neff Law Firm, P.A., to discuss your individual situation and needs. Flexible appointment times are offered for your convenience.

To meet with a Minnesota employment attorney, call 952-831-6555 or contact us by e-mail to set up an appointment to discuss your options for effectively seeking compensation for employment discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination in the workplace, and other illegal employment practices.

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