Count of Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Survives Dismissal in Claim for Payment for Stock Ancillary to Employment Agreement
A recent decision from U.S. District Court in the District of Minnesota provides some guidance as to when a plaintiff may assert a claim of breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing under Minnesota law even if the claim is tangential to an employment relationship. In Hampton v. Koehler, No. 18-541 (DWF/TNL) […]
A judgment in favor of a terminated employee to the tune of one million dollars on his claim of breach of a five-year employment agreement was reversed by a panel of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and sent back for further review in Qwinstar Corporation v. Anthony, 882 F.3d 748 (8th Cir. 2018). The […]
TMB Shareholders Craig W. Trepanier and V. John Ella will be speaking on the topic of Employment Agreements and Independent Contractor Agreements at “Business Contracts: Practical Approaches to Commonly Used Forms and Language” on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center in Minneapolis.