Services The law firm of Schaefer Halleen is pleased to offer client services in the following areas: Discrimination Though seldom as blatant as it used to be, illegal discrimination at work continues to be a significant problem for workers throughout Minnesota and the nation. Retaliation At Schaefer Halleen, LLC in Minneapolis, our employment law attorneys advise employees about the best ways to resolve problems related to retaliation on the job. Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment in the workplace may be as straightforward as an improper touch on the part of a supervisor or coworker, or it might be more difficult to define. Severance and Employment Contracts Whether in a written agreement or not, any employment relationship is a contract between the employer and the employee: work for wages. Disability and Leave Discrimination Practically all Minnesota employers have a general understanding of their obligations under the ADA and FMLA. Wrongful Termination If you recently lost your job due to layoff, outsourcing, downsizing, or even for performance-related reasons, don’t be too quick to ignore your legal rights. Employment Class Actions Your coworkers may have suffered similar discrimination, harassment, failure to pay overtime or other illegal practices. If so, you might benefit from a class action lawsuit. ERISA Pension & Benefits Although not required by law to provide most employee benefits, once an employer decides to do so, he or she must comply with numerous state and federal laws.