Is your website ADA Compliant?

I’m sure you’ve heard of the rash of lawsuits being filed in Minnesota against businesses that are not ADA compliant for things such as disability access, parking lot handicap stall widths, bathroom accessibility and many, many more. The MLBA, along with a coalition of partners from the chambers of commerce to business associations, managed to… Read More

Recent News Updates

Surly Case Challenges Tip Pooling Mandate By Jane McClure, Foodservice News A key decision in a case involving tip pooling returns to Hennepin County District Court this fall, after a judge ruled in favor in July of a former employee who filed a lawsuit against Surly Brewing Company. The case centers on the sharing or pooling of… Read More

Rash of ADA Lawsuits Hitting MLBA Members

A new batch of lawsuits, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, has recently hit numerous businesses along St. Paul’s West Seventh Street, from Mancini’s to DeGidio’s to Shamrocks. Over the past several years, hundreds of our beloved MLBA members and other businesses across Minnesota, are getting served with frivolous ADA (American’s with Disabilities Act) lawsuits! A… Read More

Midwest Expo Oct. 8th Seminar: ADA Complaints and Lawsuits

Over the past several years, hundreds of our beloved MLBA members and other businesses across Minnesota, are getting served with frivolous ADA (American’s with Disabilities Act) lawsuits! A small handful of attorneys are targeting family run businesses and claiming that they are not ADA compliant. The last rash of suits were just filed here in St…. Read More

MLBA Hall of Fame Member Passes

Jeff Van Schoick, a 2002 inductee into the MLBA Hospy Hall of Fame passed away August 26th at his home. Jeff was 69 and had been battling pancreatic cancer for the last 4 years. He was born in Rahway, NJ, and moved to Minnesota to attend college at Hamline University, graduating in 1970. He spent most… Read More

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Since 1952, the Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association (MLBA) has been helping licensed beverage retailers in the state of Minnesota with information resources, educational programs and government affairs services designed to promote and protect their business. All our member retailers understand that: "With MLBA, You’re not alone!"
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