Labor and Employment Law


The specialty field of Labor and Employment Law is the practice of law dealing with relationships among employers, employees, and labor organizations, except workers’ compensation. It includes all aspects of labor relations and employment law, both public and private, employment-related statutes, employment-related torts and contracts, and employment discrimination. This definition includes all forms of labor and employment litigation, advice, counseling, negotiations, arbitration, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution before all tribunals. The Standards and Requirements for Certification can be found here



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Exam Information

EXAM FREQUENCY
This exam is given every two years in the fall of odd years. The next exam will be in 2023.

DATE & TIME (Last Exam)

Saturday, October 30, 2021, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

DEADLINE TO APPLY
Thursday, October 7, 2021

PRE-REQUISITES

Complete application, see link above right
Standards for Certification

EXAM CONTENT
This exam consists of three questions. You are expected to answer any two of the questions. Two of the questions are general employment law questions. One question is a labor law question which may be answered with reference to either federal law (private sector) or state law (public sector). Questions should be answered from either an employer or employee/union perspective.
FORMAT
Online Examination with ExamSoft

MANDATORY MOCK EXAM

Completed before or by October 21, 2021

EXAM REFERENCE MATERIALS
This is a closed book examination. You may not bring with you or consult any outside materials, outlines or notes.  

EXAM REVIEW SESSION
To review for the exam, we suggest you take the Understanding Minnesota and Federal Labor & Employment Law seminar on Tuesday, October 5th! Register here.





Labor and Employment Board

Chair: Chris Jozwiak, Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP
Vice Chair: Timothy B. Kohls, Allina Health
Trina Chernos, Minneapolis City Attorneys Office
Martin J. Costello, Martin Costello Law
Thomas E. Glennon, Thomas E Glennon PA
Michael J. Moberg, Jackson Lewis PC
Anne Radolinski, Fredrikson & Byron PA
Martin Ho, Stingley & Ho
Megan Anderson, Gray Plant Mooty Mooty & Bennett PA


 

Colleen Clish

Director, Certified Legal Specialists
cclish@mnbars.org
612-278-6318