» Martin D. Kappenman

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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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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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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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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W-4MN Compliance Reminder

The recent changes to state and federal tax law require Minnesota employers to complete both a federal Form W-4 and a Minnesota Form W-4MN for new emp… Read More
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Minneapolis Wage Theft Ordinance Imposes New Burdens on Employers Even Employers Without Facilities in Minneapolis

Take Steps Now to Prepare For New Burdens to Take Effect On January 1, 2020 We have previously alerted you to new obligations on employers as a result… Read More
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Minnesota Legislative Session Employment Law Summary

The 2019 Minnesota Legislative Session concluded last week. Below is a brief summary of some employment related legislative changes passed by the legi… Read More
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February 2019 Updates in Labor and Employment Law

NLRB Reinstates Pre-2014 Independent Contractor Test One of the most challenging tasks for employers is how to determine whether an individual is an e… Read More
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Minnesota Supreme Court Allows Private Cause of Action for Employees Terminated for Refusing to Share Tips & October 2017 Updates in Labor and Employment Law

Minnesota Supreme Court Allows Private Cause of Action for Employees Terminated for Refusing to Share Tips On October 11, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme… Read More
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The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump will significantly alter the focus of the administrative agencies overseeing employers. While we anticip… Read More
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