Minnesota Supreme Court holds statute of limitations for wrongful discharge action under the Minnesota Whistleblower Act is 6 years.

In Ford v. Minneapolis Public Schools, the Minnesota Supreme Court held that the statute of limitations for claims under subdivision 1(1) of the Minnesota Whistleblower Act (MWA), Minn. Stat. § 181.932, which prohibits employment discrimination based on a good-faith report of a violation of law, is the 6-year limitations period in Minn. Stat. § 541.05, subd. 1(2), because the cause of action is purely statutory with no common-law counterpart.  Read more here.

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