Publications

Peters, Revnew, Kappenman & Anderson, P.A. is dedicated to keeping employers up to date on the laws that affect them. We encourage you to learn more and to contact us if you have questions about a particular legal development. We also welcome you to read firm shareholder Corie J. Anderson's law blog, MINNESOTA WAGE & HOUR: Empowering Employers & HR Professionals.

U.S. DOL Issues Opinion Letters Regarding Compensation for Travel Time and Voluntary Training

Opinion Letter FLSA 2020-16: Travel Time Compensation for Non-Exempt Foremen and Laborers On November 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”… Read More
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New DOL Rule Explains Work-Availability Requirement, Health Care Exemption for FFCRA Leave

On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued new regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FF… Read More
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Wage & Hour Updates

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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GOVERNMENT ENTITIES ISSUE FLURRY OF RULES, ORDERS AND GUIDANCE: UPDATES FROM THE DOL, EEOC, DHS - USCIS, FMCSA, OSHA AND STATE OF MINNESOTA

Minnesota Opens Up – Governor Walz Issues Stay Safe MN Order Minnesota opens up to non-critical businesses today, with some limited exceptions (bars… Read More
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Gov. Walz’s April 23 Order: A Small Step Toward Returning to Work

On April 23, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed a new Executive Order aimed at permitting certain businesses deemed nonessential to return to wo… 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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