St. Paul is poised to become the second city in Minnesota (after Brooklyn Park) to offer paid maternity leave to city employees.A resolution that has the unanimous support of the city's seven council members "would provide four weeks paid salary to the birthing employee mother and two weeks paid sal ... More >>
Seema Desai claims the Minneapolis department tasked with making sure employers treat workers fairly fails on that very score when it comes to its own employees.SEE ALSO: Facebook removes "I Hate the Pedal Pub" page after Pedal Pub's lawyer complains Desai, a 33-year-old former complaint investigati ... More >>
Ken Avidor.Tom Petters: Worst boss ever.Tom Petters must be one of the worst bosses of all time. First, the guy gets busted in a $3.5 billion Ponzi scheme that makes anything Petters-related an epic negative on the resume. Now, his ex-employees have to give up the one perk left: The dirty mo ... More >>
Monday morning already, eh? Here's a little comic relief to ease you into the workweek. "This is what happens when you combine Lady Gaga's 'Telephone' with 'The Office' and whatever drugs the crazy Double Rainbow guy was on," reads the description of this made-to-go-viral Gaga spoof. Check out th ... More >>
A judge calls Denny Hecker a flight riskPoor Denny Hecker. His auto empire's kaput. The guy's in bankruptcy up to his eyeballs and his toys are all gone. The feds are coming after him on some major league fraud charges. He wears a court-ordrered tracking device around his ankle. And now h ... More >>
Schwan's is being forced to release records related to a discrimination clam filed by a former employee.
The Williams Wall can legally sue the NFL in Hennepin County for suspending the duo for four games. The defensive linemen claim the suspension flies in the face of state drug-testing laws.
Nothing says "Happy Holidays" like getting drunk and groping co-workers. Amiright?
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Schwan's refuses to turn over records that might incriminate it in a sexual harassment claim.
The brother of the Minneapolis police chief used and sold meth while on the job as a postal worker, according to charges filed Tuesday.
Monday's five most interesting stories printed on wood pulp.
Not be outdone by the Star Tribune, the Pioneer Press announced this afternoon that it's seeking buyouts from newsroom staff. Company brass is seeking 15 editorial staffers to take the offer. Employees who voluntarily depart will receive two weeks of pay for each year of service at the St. Paul dail ... More >>
The Strib puts the squeeze on production workers
Four questions for the freeway exit-ramp beggars
Vikes sale: exhaustive Fowler coverage, but paper ignores the Big Red Rat factor Since Reggie Fowler's bid to purchase the Vikings was accepted by Red McCombs in February, two things have been striking about the Star Tribune's coverage: how rigorously it has pursued and reported the details of Fowle ... More >>
Now that's what I call someone else's music!
For cabbies, the mean streets keep getting meaner
Labor is no party in the brilliant BBC comedy 'The Office'
Recruiting foreign nurses to cover staffing shortfalls is local hospitals' latest healthcare Band-Aid. But the crisis only grows.
'Secretary' and '8 Women' file dated dispatches from the gender wars
Booksellers make lousy money--and book chains want to keep it that way
Conspiracies and labor angst at a Minneapolis hipster mecca
The issue of dirty pictures at the Minneapolis Public Library is indeed a federal case
Employees say Northwest Airlines works harder to avoid discrimination lawsuits than it does to stop bigotry
In the wake of an $8 million settlement, has WCCO gotten the message about discrimination?
Are prayer sessions at a local Ford dealership protected by the U.S. Constitution?
City officials say the head of the Frogtown Action Alliance is dodging them. Two former employees say he sexually harassed them. Leaders in the struggling St. Paul neighborhood fear Shem Shakir's bad karma is contagious.
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor.
Gordon Guptil nearly lost his life in his Star Tribune delivery truck. Then he lost his job.
Skip Humphrey has spent years building a politically connected staff in the attorney general's office. Now it's payback time.
An African-American Target employee's lawsuit alleges that Dayton Hudson set him up for failure
If for-profit career counselors don't promise anything specific, clients who fail to find the job of their dreams have little recourse
As workers with AIDS remain on the job or return, employers scramble to react.
The state Supreme Court is expected to rule on whether vulgar language alone can constitute sexual harassment
What is it about Ted Canova that keeps drawing fire from women at WCCO-TV?
Why are businesses spying on their own employees more and more? Because they can.