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Wage and Hour Update

November has been a busy month in the wage and hour arena.  St. Paul has enacted a $15 minimum wage ordinance; the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ha…

U.S. DOL Issues Opinion Letters for First Time Since January 2009 – Provides Guidance on the Payment of Travel Time and Additional Breaks

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) returned to its longstanding practice of issuing wage and hour guidance. Specifically, its Opinion Letters ar…

Spring Clean Before You Get Audited

For whatever reason, this past year we have seen a marked increase in clients getting audited by various agencies such as the Minnesota Department of…

St. Paul Joins Minneapolis In Enacting A Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance

On September 7, 2016, St. Paul joined Minneapolis in unanimously approving a sick and safe leave ordinance – with a very big difference. Unli…

Minneapolis Amends Prevailing Wage Ordinace

On June 17, 2016, the Minneapolis City Council significantly amended its Prevailing Wage Ordinance.  The revised ordinance will go into effect follo…

Employer Advisor

Minnesota Legislative Update 2015: Responsible Contractor Law Amended to Include Motor Carriers By: Corie Tarara Minnesota’s 2015 legislative sessi…

Top 5 Employment Law Issues to Watch for in 2012

Proper Payment of Wages and Overtime. 2011 saw a rise in wage and hour enforcement. In 2011, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) Wage and Hour Divi…

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