Labor Law Trends to Look Out for in 2021

Labor Law Trends to Look Out for in 2021

In 2021, we face a changing labor force. The global pandemic has genuinely shaken the world up, so employment has changed to include new practices and management styles.  State and local jurisdictions have passed new laws to counteract the pandemic’s effect on the workforce. However, this has left the landscape of employment unfamiliar to many…. Read more »

What Are Union Carve-Outs?

What Are Union Carve-Outs?

You may be wondering what rights you as a worker have regarding an occupational injury. Truthfully, the process you will need to follow to obtain medical treatment is somewhat determined by whether or not you are part of a union.  If you are part of a union, it is very likely you belong to one… Read more »

Top 5 Things to Know about Workman’s Comp in Minnesota

Top 5 Things to Know about Workman’s Comp in Minnesota

What to Do if You’ve Been Injured on the Job Whether you were injured while operating heavy equipment, took a fall, or have developed a bad case of tennis elbow from years of construction work, Minnesota law provides for workman’s compensation to help you cover the costs. It’s important to seek the benefits you’re entitled… Read more »

I’m a Construction Worker in Minnesota. Do I Have to Report a Workplace Injury to My Union?

I’m a Construction Worker in Minnesota. Do I Have to Report a Workplace Injury to My Union?

Construction workers serve critical roles in our society, building essential infrastructure that delivers services to our communities, shelters our families, and develops our towns and cities. However, men and women in construction face innumerable risks and safety hazards that differ at every site they work and, at times, they are injured on the job. In… Read more »