Category Archives: Robert Scott

Robert Scott Named Shareholder Attorney

Flaherty & Hood, P.A. is pleased to announce that Robert T. Scott has been named a shareholder attorney at the firm. Robert joined Flaherty & Hood in 2007 and is currently the firm’s lead litigation attorney as well as a more »

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List of Cities Using Flaherty & Hood’s Legal Services Grows

Flaherty & Hood is now providing civil City Attorney services in Bagley, Pequot Lakes and Plainview.  These three cities join our growing practice along with Grand Marais, Northfield, Park Rapids, St. Charles, Willmar and Winona. As always, if you are more »

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Attorney Robert Scott Secures Appeals Court Victory for City of Le Sueur

Flaherty & Hood Senior Attorney Robert Scott recently won a victory for the City of Le Sueur in the Minnesota Court of Appeals in a lawsuit filed by residents who sought to compel the City to hold a special election on their petition to enact an ordinance pursuant to the initiative process outlined in the City’s Charter. Continue reading

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Flaherty & Hood Successfully Defends Greater Minnesota City in District Court

Flaherty & Hood Senior Attorney Robert Scott successfully defended a Greater Minnesota city in District Court in a lawsuit brought by residents of the City who sought to compel the City to hold a special election on their petition to enact an ordinance pursuant to the initiative process outlined the City’s Charter. Continue reading

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Furloughs: Are they worth it?

To cut personnel costs and avoid layoffs, many employers are considering or have implemented “furloughs” (i.e., reducing normal hours worked without paying employees for such reduction). Continue reading

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Scott attends legal conference

Flaherty & Hood attorney Robert Scott attended the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute Education Conference on May 24-25 in St. Paul. Continue reading

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Labor and employee relations seminars to address cost-saving measures

With cities examining their budgets line-by-line for efficiencies, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities’ (CGMC) Labor and Employee Relations Committee will hold seminars May 27 in New Ulm and June 10 in Park Rapids to discuss practical solutions for reducing labor- and employee-related costs. Continue reading

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Health care reform to impact employers

The recently enacted federal health care reform laws will have monetary, labor negotiation, and legal impacts on employers. Continue reading

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