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Oberman Thompson At 2014 Employment Law Institute

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2014 marked another successful year at the Employment Law Institute for Oberman Thompson, LLC! May 19th and 20th were packed with lots of action for the firm! We had a beautiful booth set up in the St. Paul RiverCenter ...

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Jamie Forman Presents on Non-Compete & Non-Solicitation Clauses

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Thursday, May 29th, 2014, Jamie Forman gave a Continuing Legal Education presentation titled, "Navigating Non-Compete & Non-Solicitation Agreements" to the Minnesota State Bar Association's Corporate Counsel Section.

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Jamie Forman Awarded 2014 Mark D. Wisser Award

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Jamie Forman received the Mark D. Wisser Award, Honoring Alumni Collegiality, on May 19, 2014 at the William Mitchell College of Law Alumni Golf Tournament.

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Hold On, I’ll Have to Check with My Husband

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Can you be fired if your spouse works with one of your competitors?  The jury is still out.  Literally. In Minnesota Court of Appeals case of April Aase v. Wapiti Meadows Community Technologies & Services, Inc., et ...

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John Thompson & Jeff Oberman Presented at the 2013 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute

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John Thompson and Jeff Oberman each spoke at the May 2013 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute. This year’s Employment Law Institute was held on May 20 & 21, 2013, at the St. Paul RiverCentre. John co-presented a ...

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Oberman Authors Chapter on Minnesota Employment Contracts

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In 2012, Jeff Oberman authored a chapter on “Minnesota Employment Contracts” in Representing the Ongoing Business, which is published by the Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education.  Jeff also ...

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Jeff Oberman Presented Twice at The 2013 Business Law Institute

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Jeff Oberman presented twice at the Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (MSBA/CLE) – 2013 Business Law Institute. He presented on “10 Mistakes Employers Make When Dealing With Executives and Other ...

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All Four Oberman Thompson Lawyers Named a 2012 Super Lawyer or Rising Star

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Oberman Thompson is proud to announce that all four of its members/owners - Jeff Oberman, John Thompson and Jamie Forman - have been selected as 2012 Super Lawyers, as published on-line at superlawyers.com and in Super ...

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MN Supreme Court Declares that Employees Need Not Specifically Reference the Minnesota Parenting Leave Act when They Seek the Protections provided by It

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Employees are only required to identify a qualifying reason for leave under the Minnesota Parenting Leave Act (“MPLA”).  Extending MPLA leave does not automatically extend an Employee’s right to Reinstatement. In a ...

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MN Supreme Court Expands Meaning of Hostile Work Environment Under MHRA

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A hostile work environment claim under the Minnesota Human Rights Act (“MHRA”) may be based on harassing conduct that is based on sex, even if the offending conduct is not sexual.  In a case released last week by the ...

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