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Sending Holiday Gifts To State and Federal Employees?

During the holiday season, contractors often send gifts to business contacts as a showing of appreciation, goodwill, or as a kind gesture.  While a …

FINAL OVERTIME RULE ENJOINED!

Yesterday afternoon, November 22nd, a federal district court in Texas issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the U.S. Department of Labor (“the…
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Employer Advisor

U.S. Department of Labor Admistrative Review Board Issues Ruling Clarifying Obligation to Reimburse Lodging Expenses By:  Tom Revnew On April 29, 201…

Labor Unions Get Early Christmas Presents: E-Mail Access, Ambush Elections and a New Board Member

Last week, Christmas came early for labor unions with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) delivering some significant presents.  First, the NLR…
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New Law Impacts Construction Contractors: Are You A "Responsible Contractor"?

If you are like most employers, you probably don’t have all of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and state wage rules memorized.…
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Time to Update Your Handbook: The 2014 Minnesota Women's Economic Security Act

On Mother’s Day, May 11, 2014, Minnesota’s Gov. Dayton signed the Women’s Economic Security Act (WESA) into law with many sections of WESA becom…

NLRB Continues to Expand Its Reach: College Football Players are Employees

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues to expand its reach into non-union sector. In a decision that has significant ramifications for co…
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Should You Have Employment Claims Insurance ("EPLI)"? If So, What Steps Can You Take To Make It Most Effective For Your Company.

Why should you be concerned about labor and employment related lawsuits, claims, charges, investigations and audits (“claims” for short) in the fi…

Minnesota Court of Appeals - Attorneys' Fees Awarded To Seaton, Peters & Revnew Attorneys For Home-Based Childcare Providers In Case Against Governor Dayton - Small Businesses Can "Fight City Hall"

Late last month, the Minnesota Court of Appeals found the Governor and the Bureau of Mediation Services to be liable for the attorneys’ fees of…

Strategies For Minimizing The Risk Of Employment And Labor Claims:

Why should you be concerned about labor and employment related lawsuits, claims, charges, investigations and audits (“claims” for short) in the fi…

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