NY - Worker Can Proceed With Suit for Alleged Injury, Add Labor Law Claim
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A New York appellate court ruled that a property owner is not entitled to summary judgment dismissing an allegedly injured worker’s claim, and that the worker should have been allowed to add a Labor Law claim.
Case: Gomez v. Principe, No. 2019-07569, 08/05/2020, published.
Facts and procedural history: Marvin Blanco Gomez allegedly was...
MN - Senate Boots Labor Commissioner's Confirmation
Eighteen months after she was appointed, the Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry was de-confirmed this week by the state Senate, according to a Minneapolis news report.
Commissioner Nancy Leppink, whose office oversees the state Workers' Compensation Division, was named to the post in February 2019 by Gov. Tim Walz, a Democrat-Far...