Category Archives: Labor Relations & Employment Law

Employment actions and tools to address COVID-19 impacts on work

As the situation related to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, “coronavirus disease 2019” (COVID-19), is rapidly evolving, cities across Minnesota are adjusting to state and federally issued guidelines and directives necessitating certain changes to city operations. Many more »

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F&H welcomes David LaBerge and Kelly Haff to our team!

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome two new members to our team: attorney David LaBerge and communications & government relations associate Kelly Haff. As an associate attorney in our St. Paul office, LaBerge works with more »

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5 steps to handling a pandemic in Minnesota government workplaces

The World Health Organization declared the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, named “coronavirus disease 2019” (COVID-19), a pandemic. This designation signifies that COVID-19 is a global disease outbreak, which occurs when a new virus emerges for which there more »

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Conference of city leaders, led by F&H staff, sees attendance grow for third straight year

Attendance at the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Fall Conference, which was led by members of Flaherty & Hood’s legislative team, increased for a third straight year in 2019. More than 115 elected officials, city staff members and other more »

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F&H welcomes Alissa Harrington to its legal team!

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Alissa Harrington as the newest member of its legal team. As an associate attorney in the firm’s St. Paul office, Alissa Harrington will use her practical experience in state more »

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F&H Seeks an Associate Attorney to Join Our Legal Team

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. is seeking an associate attorney to join its growing practice representing and advising Minnesota public entities in the areas of municipal law and labor and employment law. Education and a demonstrated interest in public law is more »

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F&H Labor Relations Team Leads Seminars in Brainerd, New Ulm

Flaherty & Hood shareholder attorney Brandon Fitzsimmons and associate attorney Chelsea Bodin led two labor and employee relations for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). The seminars focused on practical and legal solutions for providing services and managing employees more »

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City Leaders from Across Greater MN Attend Conference Led By F&H Staff

More than 100 elected officials, city staff members and other city leaders from over 50 Greater Minnesota cities attended the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) annual Fall Conference, which was led by staff members from Flaherty & Hood’s legislative more »

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F&H Welcomes Attorney Chelsea Bodin to its Labor and Employment Law Team

The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Chelsea Bodin as the newest member of its legal team. As an associate attorney, Bodin will focus her practice on representing and consulting local governments throughout Minnesota on labor more »

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F&H Labor Relations Team Lead Seminars in Albert Lea, Detroit Lakes

Flaherty & Hood shareholder attorney Brandon Fitzsimmons and associate attorney Erica Heikel led two labor and employee relations for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). The seminars focused on practical and legal solutions for providing services and managing employees more »

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