Legal Services Offered by Schaefer Halleen, LLC
The law firm of Schaefer Halleen is pleased to offer client services in the following areas:
Illegal discrimination at work continues to be a significant problem for workers throughout Minnesota and the nation.
Retaliation claims are occurring with increasing frequency, and arise when an employee is punished for making a protected report about a suspected violation of law or otherwise engaging in legally protected conduct.
The recent #MeToo movement has raised awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace, and our experience in this area is deep and varied.
Whether at the end or beginning of the employment relationship, we can assist in drafting agreements that fully protect our clients’ workplace rights.
Practically all Minnesota employers have a general understanding of their obligations under the ADA and FMLA, but nonetheless frequently fall short of meeting these obligations. When this happens, we assure they are held accountable.
If you recently lost your job due to layoff, outsourcing, downsizing, or even for performance-related reasons, we can enforce your legal rights.
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. We are knowledgeable about this complex area of law.
Employee Pension and Welfare Benefits Plans must comply with ERISA, and we know how to enforce these rights.