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Sipe v. STS Manufacturing, Inc.

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Minnesota Supreme Court Says Six-year Statute of Limitations Applies to Drug Testing Statute Claims

Ogletree Deakins • August 08, 2013
On July 31, 2013, in a case that possibly opens the door to enlarging the limitations period for other statutory claims, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that a longer statute of limitations applies to a wrongful discharge claim. The court ruled that the six-year statute of limitations, rather than the two-year statute of limitations, applies under the state’s drug and alcohol testing law. The high court’s 5-to-0 decision, authored by Justice Page, with Justices Stras and Wright taking no part, is Sipe v. STS Manufacturing, Inc.