In early 2016, lead plaintiff James Conlon filed a lawsuit against Surly Brewing Company on behalf of himself and similarly situated bartenders and servers. The lawsuit alleged that the popular local brewery was systematically violating the rights of its servers and bartenders under the Minnesota ... Read More »
Nichols Kaster attorneys Michelle L. Kornblit and Matthew A. Frank wrote an article on Public Employees' Right to First Amendment Speech that was featured in the 2017 July/August issue of Hennepin Lawyer. Read this article here.
Nichols Kaster, PLLP is pleased to announce the appointment of partner James H. Kaster, as President of the National Employment Lawyer’s Association (NELA). NELA is the country’s largest organization of lawyers who exclusively or primarily represent employees in cases involving employment ... Read More »
Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a group of mortgage underwriters represented by Nichols Kaster are non-exempt employees entitled to overtime pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The Court determined that Provident Savings Bank, FSB, the ... Read More »
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