Many employers in the Twin Cities do not quite understand their legal responsibilities when it comes to hiring and firing. It is hard to expect them to, as employment regulations involve a complex intersection of ever-evolving Minnesota state and federal laws. Nonetheless, failing to comprehend the law is not an excuse for violating it and employers are often wise to seek legal counsel in order to ensure they do not run afoul of their legal obligations.
There comes a time for many business owners when the best way to grow is through strategic mergers or acquisitions. Acquiring another business as a subsidiary or merging two entities into one can be an excellent way to expand market share, control costs, and achieve other business goals. However, a business owner should never pursue such opportunities without carefully considering all of the consequences.