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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Several Guidance Documents DOL Clarifies Paid Time Off Due to COVID-19 Related Child Summer Program Closures On June 2… Read More
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Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis' Sick and Safe Time Ordinance

On June 10, 2020, in its Minnesota Chamber of Commerce v. City of Minneapolis decision, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the City of Minneapolis’… Read More
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Minnesota Supreme Court Clarifies the "Severe-or Pervasive" Standard Application to Minnesota Human Rights Act Claims

On June 3, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court released its long-awaited opinion in Kenneh v. Homeward Bound, a case that has been watched closely as ha… Read More
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DOT Issues Guidance Regarding FMCSA Drug Testing During COVID-19 Pandemic

While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act (FMCSA) rules and regulations regarding drug testing of DOT drivers are all still applicable, the DOT recog… Read More
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Minnesota Wage Theft and Unemployment Updates

Don’t Forget About the Minnesota (and Minneapolis) Wage Theft Notice! As everyone is focused on the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“… Read More
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Tax Credits and COVID-19: The IRS Weighs In

On March 31, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued the much-awaited “COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provid… Read More
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When Can a Small Business Avoid COVID-19 Leave Requirements? DOL Provides More Answers

As the federal government has continued to roll out its response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department of Labor (DOL) has continued t… Read More
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DOL Issues Q&A Guidance to Assist Employers in Complying with the FFCRA; Also, the CARES Act: What Employers Need to Know About the Newest U.S. Coronavirus Response

It’s a new world, and everything is changing very quickly. Earlier this week, we let you know about this poster that qualified employers must post i… Read More
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DOL Issues Poster for Employers Covered by the New Coronavirus Relief Law

Today (March 25, 2020), the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a new poster for employers to use to notify employees of their rights… Read More
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Employer Obligations Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201 (“Families First Act”). The Families Fir… Read More
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