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Barker v. Ceridian Corp., 122 F.3d 628, 21 Employee Benefits Cas. 2456 (8th Cir. 1997), rev’g 918 F. Supp. 1298 (D. Minn. 1996) (ERISA).

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. v XPO Logistics, Inc. et. al, No. A13-1797 (Minn. Ct. App. Feb. 25, 2014) (order reversing district court and granting stay of discovery pending appeal of personal jurisdiction issue in a noncompete case).

Deford v. Soo Line R.R. Co., 867 F.2d 1080, 131 L.R.R.M. (BNA) 2625, 110 Lab. Cas. ¶ 10,928 (8th Cir. 1989) (labor-management dispute involving sale of railroad’s rail line; the Railway Labor Act and the Interstate Commerce Act)

Haliye v. Celestica Corp., No. 06-cv-4769 (PJS/JJG), 2009 WL 1653528 (D. Minn. June 10, 2009) (denying plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in religious discrimination matter).

Jensen v. Hercules, Inc., 524 N.W.2d 748, 10 IER Cases 340 (Minn. Ct. App. 1994) (employment law; retaliatory discharge)

Kallok v. Medtronic, Inc., 573 N.W.2d 356 (Minn. 1998) (noncompete/tortious interference), rev’g 1997 WL 20338 (Minn. Ct. App. 1997)

Kunin v. Kunin, No. C0-99-206, 1999 WL 486814 (Minn. Ct. App. July 13, 1999) (enforceability of noncompete)

Langevin v. Nassau Sports a/k/a New York Islanders, No. C9-91-557, 1991 WL 222437 (Minn. Ct. App. Nov. 5, 1991) (enforceability of arbitration clause in NHL player contract)

Mandich v. North Star Partnership, 450 N.W.2d 173, 114 Lab. Cas. ¶ 11,887 (Minn. Ct. App. 1990) (NHL player-team contract dispute)

Medtronic v. Anderson, Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. and Guidant Corp., Medtronic v. Sun, Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. and Guidant Corp., Nos. C7-97-1185, C9-97-1186, 1997 WL 729168 (Minn. Ct. App. Nov. 25, 1997) (noncompete cases consolidated on appeal)

Seifert v. Todd, No. C7-98-1116, 1999 WL 1903 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 5, 1999) (withheld bonuses and breach of fiduciary duty)

Winthrop Resources Corp. v. MacKenzie, No. A03-665, 2004 WL 77873 (Minn. Ct. App. Jan. 20, 2004) (executive severance agreement; nondisparagement, cooperation and attorney fees clauses).

Zupancich v. United States Steel Corp., No. 08-5847 ADM/RLE, 2009 WL 1474772 (D. Minn. May 27, 2009) (dismissing wage and hour claims as preempted by the Labor Management Relations Act).