Notice of Employer Bankruptcy under Minnesota Law

Minnesota law requires that an employer must immediately notify all of its employees in writing if the employer files a petition for bankruptcy or if an involuntary bankruptcy petition is filed against the employer.  See Minn. Stat. § 181.93.  In addition, if the employer offers a job to someone at any time after a petition for bankruptcy or involuntary bankruptcy has been initiated and before the petition is closed, the employer must provide written notification of the bankruptcy petition to the person to whom the job is offered at the time of the job offer.

About Michael Miller

Michael is a Chambers-rated attorney in Briggs and Morgan's Employment, Benefits, and Labor group and is head of the firm’s Employment Law Counseling and Compliance practice group. He has 25 years experience counseling employers to prevent unwanted litigation and advises companies of ongoing changes in federal, state and local employment law. Michael advises employers in all areas of employment law including discipline and discharge, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, affirmative action plans, background checking, and drug/alcohol testing. For Michael's full bio, click here.

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