Minnesota Questions and Answers

If I accepted a settlement to not file a lawsuit does the payment still count as income for taxes?
I planned to file a lawsuit against my former employer over withheld wages. I was offered a settlement explicitly to not file a suit. Is it still considered income/wages for the sake of taxes or is it...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 23, 2021 2:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

I worked 7 days straight 8 hours a day i also worked on the 8th day start of new pay period do i get pd over time for my 8th day also?
My pay period is from sunday- Saturday i worked straight from sunday through sunday 8 hour days do i get pd overtime for my 8th day also? even if it starts a new pay period?
1 answer  |  asked May 16, 2019 4:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

unsafe working conditions
The building I work in has a crack in the support beam. The insurance agency has said it is unsafe and work in that building should cease until repairs are made. The owner, who is on vacation in Mexic...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 11, 2019 12:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

Overpaid PTO and Tax Question
I was recently paid 20 hours of PTO that I did not request. I have the PTO to spend, this wasn't PTO I didn't already earn. Deducted from the 20 hours were both state and Federal taxes. The very next ...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 30, 2014 08:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

Have non-compete for software sales and interface to other vendors.
I work for a software company that sells to home care, hospice and public health. This software is designed to be used on laptop computers for nursing home visits. I have an opportunity to work for a ...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 8, 2005 11:58 AM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

Franchise non-compete
I own a franchise in minnesota - The franchise headquarters is in Ohio. We have a non-compete and arbitration agreement that would be handled in Ohio. The issue is that we have under paid our royaltie...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 31, 2005 12:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

Contractor w/out NON-compete still sued?
I performed contract (10-99) work for an Ohio based company. We did not have a NON-compete, NON-solicit, or NON-discloser agreement. I quit to start my own practice in the same field. He is now suing ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 9, 2005 9:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

Fight a no compete
I worked for a retail company for seven years. When I started in 1997 I signed a no compete clause. This contract was ammended in 2004 to cover more areas of the country. Later in 2004 I was terminate...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 6, 2004 10:05 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

not hired or fired for being pregnant
Assuming all candidates for a job are equal in ability, can an employer refuse to hire someone who is pregnant? Can an employee who is pregnant be fired from her job, assuming no other issues are invo...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 6, 2002 12:57 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

I currently work for a LLC in MN. One owner, Joe owns 25% and another partner ownes 75% of this company. Joe has recently decided that he doesnt want to stay in this company anymore and today they are...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 31, 2002 3:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to Minnesota

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