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.

New Rule Proposed for Independent Contractor vs. Employee Status

On October 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) formally proposed a new rule, which would alter the existing test and factors to be used… Read More
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Employer Deadline to Provide Frontline Worker Notice is June 23, 2022

Earlier this year the Minnesota Legislature appropriated $500 million dollars to be split equally among all qualified front line workers who timely ap… Read More
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OSHA Vaccine ETS at the Supreme Court

On January 7, 2022, The Supreme Court of the United States (the “Court”) heard oral arguments on whether to put a hold on the Occupational Safety… Read More
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Federal Court Stays OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine ETS

On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published its Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) on the COVI… Read More
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OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate in a Nutshell

Private Employers with 100+ Employees Must Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OS… Read More
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President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced his COVID-19 Action Plan, requiring federal employees and potentially private sector workers to be vac… Read More
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PTO Policy May Trigger Additional Paid Leave Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA)

First, we deeply appreciate our service members and their families. Second, this update is to provide proactive guidance to employers based on recent… Read More
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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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