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February 2019 Updates in Labor and Employment Law

NLRB Reinstates Pre-2014 Independent Contractor Test             One of the most challenging tasks for employers is how to determine whethe… Read More
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Minnesota Supreme Court Allows Private Cause of Action for Employees Terminated for Refusing to Share Tips & October 2017 Updates in Labor and Employment Law

Minnesota Supreme Court Allows Private Cause of Action for Employees Terminated for Refusing to Share Tips On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme… Read More
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PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP, A PREVIEW FOR EMPLOYERS

The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump will significantly alter the focus of the administrative agencies overseeing employers. While we anticip… Read More
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Minneapolis Enacts Paid Sick Leave Effective July 1, 2017

On May 27, 2016, the Minneapolis City Council passed an ordinance mandating that all employees in the City of Minneapolis be provided with paid sick l… Read More
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President Issues Executive Order Requiring Federal Government Contractors to Provide Paid Sick Leave

On Labor Day, President Obama signed an Executive Order that will force businesses with contracts with the federal government to provide employees wit… Read More
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How to Manage Parenting Leave in Minnesota

The news has been full of stories of hugely profitable high profile employers instituting generous new parenting leave policies.  There is also consi… Read More
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Minnesota Legislative Update: New Obligations on Employers

Minnesota’s legislative session came to a close in May and last week Governor Dayton signed the last of the passed bills into law.  The following i… Read More
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Minnesota Minimum Wage Dramatically Increased

Today Governor Dayton will sign a significant increase to the minimum wage into law.   The law imposes a new minimum wage on employers based upon the… Read More
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Minnesota Legislative Update: 5 Things Employers Should Know

Minnesota’s legislative session came to a close at the end of May with the passage of a flurry of new bills.  Employers may be wondering how some o… Read More
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Contractor's Employees Access Premises to Distribute Handbills

The United States Supreme Court recently denied a Las Vegas casino’s petition to review the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District o… Read More
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