COVID-19 Update – Unemployment Benefits

If your employment has been affected by COVID-19, you can apply for unemployment benefits. This includes if you are ordered to not come into work because of COVID-19 precautions, or if your child is at home and you are unable to find childcare for them to allow you to return to work. Minnesota Governor Walz issued an executive order that waives the one week ‘waiting period’ to get unemployment benefits. Many clients are worried that receiving unemployment benefits due to … Continued

Know Your Rights as an Immigrant – Your Rights on the Job

An employer should only ask for your documents once they offer you a job, not before. If you are authorized to work and your documents come up as ‘no match’, you can appeal within 8 business days. Your employer may use E-Verify, an internet-based system that quickly compares your information with the Dept. of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration. Regardless of your status, you have the right to earn minimum wage, to be paid overtime if eligible, and work … Continued

Job Posting: Office Manager

About Walther Goss Law We are a small, growing law firm located in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis. Our practice areas include immigration, personal injury, and workers’ compensation. We have a broad client base with a focus on serving underrepresented members of our community and, as part of that, we strive to have our entire staff be fully Spanish/English bilingual.  About the position We are looking for an Office Manager to join our team. As we are a small … Continued