Each year around this time, workers at the Como Zoo in St. Paul, Minn., endure a flood of calls from pranksters looking to speak with Al E. Gator, Billy Goat and other assorted fictitious folks who just happen to have animal-themed names.
Last year, the park handled 300 such calls in one day, so this year... Read More »
While many governors across the country have worked to curb union power over the past year, Minnesota's Gov. Mark Dayton, who is sympathetic to unions, called on state child care providers to decide whether they wanted to join a union themselves. The backlash has been intense, and on Thursday a group of child... Read More »
Should you get paid for talking to your boss on the phone after hours? Yes, according to a federal appeals courts, which recently upheld the dismissal of a supervisor employed at a Walmart store in Minnesota who was fired for violating company policy that prohibits off-the-clock work.
In its decision, the... Read More »