On Demand Employment and Labor Law CLEs

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Pricing Per On Demand CLE

$29.95 MSBA MEMBERS
$64.95 NON-MSBA MEMBERS

*Some exceptions apply



Employment & Labor Law CLEs

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10 Litigation Tips for Defending Minnesota Public Employers

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Public employers sued in civil litigation face unique challenges and may assert unique defenses. They are exposed to a wider array of claims than private employers. They benefit from an array of immunities, but sorting through which ones apply can be daunting, and securing the benefits of them at the most meaningful time—pre-discovery dismissal of a complaint—can be challenging.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Public Law
Advice and Insights for Effective Employment Mediation

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Please join this distinguished panel of mediators as they discuss techniques and strategies for successful employment mediations. Martin Ho, Antone Melton-Meaux, and Sherry Ann Bruckner will offer their expertise on essential topics such as drafting effective mediation statements, client preparation, witness statements, and other strategies to steer the process toward a favorable outcome.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Cyber Insurance Market Update and Steps for Advising Clients Following a Cybersecurity or Data Privacy Incident

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

This session covers how to effectively advise your client as they work through each of the steps of the insurance claims process following a cybersecurity incident or other data privacy compromise.   A cyber risk leader from the insurance industry and an experienced data privacy lawyer team up to teach this engaging, practical session.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Decoding Changes in Minnesota Employment Laws | Earned Sick and Safe Time, Parenting Leave, and Wage Privacy

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Join attorney, Sarah Bushnell, for a discussion of important changes to employment leave and wage disclosure laws in Minnesota. This presentation will cover several law changes, including Minnesota’s new Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) paid leave law.  The discussion will cover ESST’s application to various classes of employees and resulting changes to employment policies and handbooks.

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  • Construction Law
  • Employment and Labor Law
Eighth Circuit Case Law Update

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

The last several years have resulted in important developments for federal employment law cases. Join us for an update of the important Eighth Circuit cases that directly impact Minnesota employment law practitioners.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Employment Mediation | What Is Everyone Really Thinking?

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

This program will focus on mediation of employment claims and related types of disputes. A panel, comprised of a plaintiff’s employment lawyer, an employment defense lawyer, and a mediator experienced in handling employment issues, will walk through the stages of a mediation of an employment case. 

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  • Employment and Labor Law
  • ADR
Here’s Henry | An Assessment of Henry v. Independent School District 625

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

The recent Henry ruling has added new analysis in Minnesota caselaw for hostile work environment claims under the Minnesota Human Rights Act. It also analyzes adverse employment actions in the form of constructive discharge and adds clarification regarding the plaintiff’s burdens when bringing these claims.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
In-House Counsel Insights on Hot Employment Law Topics

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Panelists will cover a variety of hot topics in the employment arena, including hybrid work, complying with pay equity requirements and posting requirements, changes in hiring approaches, employee speech in the hybrid workplace and on social media, and much more!

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  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Business Law
Introduction to your Employee Benefits | A New Attorneys Guide

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Introduction to your Employee Benefits | A New Attorneys Guide

Learn what all those benefit documents you received on your first day of work really mean. At this CLE, we will discuss common employee benefits that you could be receiving from your employer. We will also provide a high-level overview of the various ways in which you may encounter employee benefits in your legal practice. We hope you leave this session with a better understanding (and appreciation for) the complex world of employee benefits.

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  • New Lawyer Essentials
  • Wellness
  • Employment and Labor Law
Investigator Training | Key Differences Between Minnesota and Federal Law Regarding Employment Law Claims

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Emma Denny (plaintiff-side attorney) and Jack Sullivan (defense-side attorney) will cover some of the key differences between Minnesota and federal law regarding common employment law claims and summarize recent cases in which Minnesota courts have departed from federal jurisprudence with respect to employment law claims.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Investigator Training | The CROWN Act, Affirmative Action, and Other Developments in Race Discrimination Law

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Janet Olawsky (employer side attorney) and Brendan Cummins (employee-side attorney) will cover the Minnesota CROWN Act, the potential implications of the affirmative action cases before the United States Supreme Court, and other developments in race discrimination law. 

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Judicial Roundtable | Best Practices in MN Employment Litigation, including Discovery, ADR, SJ, and Trial

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

A roundtable discussion with state trial judges regarding best practices for employment litigants in state courts, including a plaintiff-side and employer-side issues relating to: typical discovery disputes, ADR, summary judgment, and trial.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
McDonnell Douglas and the Direct Method | A New Normal on the Horizon?

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Hear from plaintiff and defense counsel on the potential impacts of Hanson v. State Dep’t of Nat. Res., 2021 WL 1525296 (Minn. App. Apr. 19, 2021), rev. granted in part (June 29, 2021), on the future of McDonnell Douglas and the “direct method.”

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Navigating Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Requirements

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Minnesota employers faced a myriad of new compliance challenges following the most recent legislative session. Beginning January 1, 2024, employers must be prepared to meet new obligations under the Minnesota Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) law. Join us for a discussion of the key issues to consider when implementing new ESST programs or adapting existing paid time off programs to meet the requirements of ESST, including how the new ESST requirements will intersect with Minnesota’s upcoming Paid Family and Medical leave obligations, which will follow.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
New Years’ Resolutions | Ensuring an Ethical 2023

1.0 Ethics CLE Credit

A new year brings with it a great opportunity to address ethical concerns, and to learn about potential ethics issues that you may not be aware of, but that could present concern. This CLE will cover several ethics topics that are often overlooked, but that can result in lawyers facing discipline.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
Oh Henry! An Analysis of Adverse Employment Actions and Other Legal Issues

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Join local employment attorneys in a discussion of Henry v. Indep. Sch. Dist. #625 as they analyze multiple issues before the Court, including adverse employment actions, constructive discharge, and the Frieler defense.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
The Impact of the NLRB’s Recent McLaren Macomb Decision on Employment Severance and Settlement Agreements | What Attorneys Need to Know

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Are confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses illegal??? The impact of the NLRB’s Recent McLaren Macomb Decision.

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  • Employment and Labor Law
What Corporate Counsel Should Know about Cannabis Legalization in MN

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

We’ll discuss how MN is approaching recreational legalization and dig in on three topics:

1) The basics for companies considering jumping into the new cannabis market, including licensing requirements and the timeline; 

2) Employment law changes relevant to all businesses with Minnesota employees: drug testing, policy changes, dealing with on-the-job impairment, etc.; and 

3) When and what consumers can expect, and how this interacts with the hemp-derived Delta 8 and 9 THC products currently on store shelves.

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  • Employment and Labor Law