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Minnesota Employment Law: Workplace Retaliation

Employees all across the world would like to firmly believe that if they acknowledge and address any wrongdoing, discrimination, or harassment that they would be protected at all times. However, many employees were on the wrong end of the situation when everything was over. Workplace discrimination is alive and well. Unfortunately, so is workplace retaliation…. Read more »

Find the Best Employment Lawyer in Minnesota for Your Case

In life, we believe that one will always be rewarded for hard work. However, what we believe does not always happen. What happens when hard work is not always rewarded? Sometimes job applicants and employees are not always rewarded for their hard work and their efforts. Every job applicant is not given a fair chance,… Read more »

Minnesota Employment Law: Workplace Discrimination

At Villaume & Schiek, we have represented a significant number of employees and we are always ready and prepared to hold an employer accountable for the actions that have taken place. We understand what it takes to handle issues that take place in the workplace. We know how important it is for our clients to be… Read more »

Are You Seeking Unpaid Minneapolis Commissions and Bonus Payments?

In Minneapolis, commissions and bonuses often make up a huge portion of the compensation package many employees receive. This is certainly true for many types of industries, including the following: sales industry financial services medical services Sometimes issues and disagreements arise when an employer makes changes terms in regards to the commissions and bonuses that… Read more »

Do You Need A Minneapolis Employment And Severance Agreement Lawyer?

While there may not be many Minnesota employees who have the opportunity to participate in contract negotiations with an employer, those who are presented with this opportunity have a grand opportunity in front of them. There are some public employers and companies that take the steps to outline severance packages in the contracts of their… Read more »

Minnesota Employment Law: The Minnesota Whistleblower Act

Unless you have been living under a rock or spending hours upon hours binge-watching your favorite TV show, the chances are high that you have heard of the term whistleblower. However, you may not be completely sure what it means to be a whistleblower. An employee who comes forward to uncover any information or any type of activity… Read more »

Are You Suffering From Retaliation Or Reprisal?

We all believe in doing the right thing, but sometimes we are punished at work for following our conscience. This is illegal and has legal remedies. What Is Retaliation or Reprisal: A complaint of retaliation or reprisal can be brought against a company that has taken actions that are, in the words of “An Employer’s Guide… Read more »

Fighting Employment Discrimination in Minnesota

The Minnesota Human Rights Act makes it illegal for employers to discriminate based upon race, disability, sex, or a number of other factors. Unfortunately, many employers still continue to make hiring and promotion decisions based upon one’s membership in a protected class.  If you’ve been discriminated against, contact the Law Offices of Villaume & Schiek. What Does… Read more »

Negotiating Your Executive Package 

Using legal counsel to achieve your goals When negotiating your executive package, more than likely, it is in your best interest that you not attempt to do it alone. Using the services of Villaume & Schiek not only provides you someone that can offer you valuable advice and discuss strategy, but it gives you someone that can substantiate… Read more »

Proving Employment Discrimination: The Basics

Despite many strides over the years, employment discrimination continues to be a problem here in the Twin Cities area and across the country. For example, the Washington Post reports that there were over one million discrimination complaints filed between 2010 and 2017. Filing a complaint and proving your case are entirely different, which is why you should keep the… Read more »