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.

Minnesota Legislative Update

Minnesota’s Legislature finished the special session on June 30. Accordingly, below are a few notable changes to laws affecting employers. Nursing M… Read More
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COVID Vaccine Incentives

A recent Fisher Phillips survey indicated a majority of employers want their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. However, over eighty percent (80%)… Read More
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Medical Marijuana, Mask Mandates and More

Status of Federal Mask Mandate. On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated recommendations directing that fu… Read More
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COBRA Subsidies under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA-21”) was enacted. Among other provisions, ARPA-21 includes premium assistance relief fo… Read More
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February 2021 Updates in Labor and Employment Law

As should come as no surprise, the new administration has begun to dial back some Trump administration guidance and rules – including the clarificat… Read More
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New Rule Clarifies Standard for Independent Contractor v. Employee Status

On January 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a final rule clarifying the test and various factors used to determine whether… Read More
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On Sunday December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the second COVID-19 stimulus package into law. The over 5,000 page Act has a number of important p… Read More
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COVID-19 Vaccines at Work

On Monday December 14, 2020, the first American received a COVID-19 vaccine outside of a clinical trial. While current access to the vaccine is limite… Read More
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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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