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.

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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COVID-19 STIMULUS ESSENTIALS FOR EMPLOYERS

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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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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