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Employment Law Update Webinar: Delving Into the 2024 Legislative Changes to Minnesota Employment Laws

As we previewed and predicted during our February 2024 webinar, the Minnesota Legislature ultimately passed and amended several statutes significantly impacting employment laws in Minnesota during the 2024 session. These new and revised statutes affect the rights and responsibilities of employers. Understanding these changes is important in helping employers minimize the risk of litigation and ...

07/25/2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Client Alert

Update on FTC Non-Compete Ban Litigation

As discussed in our prior alert concerning the FTC final rule banning non-competes, litigation has threatened the final rule’s enforcement and implementation. Ryan, LLC, the United States Chamber of Commerce, and other related trade organizations (referred to herein as “Plaintiff” and “Plaintiff-Intervenors”) sought an injunction in federal court in the Northern District of Texas, to ...

Client Alert

Adult Use Cannabis Business Licenses Are Coming Quickly — Are You Ready?

The 2024 legislative session saw the Minnesota Legislature make a number of sweeping changes and clarifications to the State’s one-year-old cannabis statute.  And in recent days, the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) added some additional details and clarity every aspiring cannabis entrepreneur should note. In May, the Legislature defined the process applicants will need to ...

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Employment Law Update: Frequently Asked Questions About 2024 Legislative Changes to Minnesota Employment Laws

Several new and revised statutes passed by the Minnesota Legislature significantly impact the rights and responsibilities of employers. Understanding these changes is important in helping employers minimize the risk of litigation and better handle any employment litigation that does occur. These statutory changes affect the following areas: (1) pre-employment drug testing; (2) salary postings; (3) ...

Client Alert

FTC Issues Final Rule Banning Non-Competes

Over a year after it proposed a rule banning virtually all non-compete agreements, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) voted to issue its long-awaited final rule.  The final rule is substantially the same as the proposed rule, with a new exception for “senior executive” agreements that were in place before the final rule’s effective date.  The ...

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2024 Employment Privacy Landscape – What You Need to Know

Laura Pfeiffer, Aimée Dayhoff, and Lisa Ellingson will present the webinar, “2024 Employment Privacy Landscape – What You Need to Know,” hosted and moderated by Horton, on March 7, 2024. The employment landscape has changed dramatically as a result of the pandemic, affecting the technology we use, the information we share, and even the places we ...

March 7, 2024

Client Alert

Independent Contractors Revisited: Frequently Asked Questions About the Department of Labor’s New Final Rule for Worker Classification

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule changing its existing test to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule largely rescinds the more employer-friendly five-factor test issued under the Trump Administration, reverting back to ...

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Here We Go Again — Potential Employment Law Changes in the 2024 Legislative Session and What This Means for Employers

As we step into the dynamic landscape of 2024, the realm of employment law is once again poised for transformation. Amidst this shifting landscape, employers face a crucial need to stay informed and prepared for potential changes that could significantly impact their operations. Join us for an exclusive webinar: “Potential Employment Law Changes in the 2024 ...

February 20, 2024

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The Employment Privacy Landscape is Evolving — Are Your Business Policies?

The employment landscape has changed dramatically as a result of the pandemic, affecting the technology we use, the information we share, and even the places we work. Many businesses are familiar with the laws dealing with privacy requirements for their customers, but in recent years this focus has expanded to include strict regulations covering the ...

January 25, 2024

Client Alert

2023 Employment Law Changes — And Steps To Take Before 2024

The 2023 legislative session saw a substantial number of changes to employment laws in Minnesota. As you and your business enter 2024, the team at Winthrop & Weinstine has prepared a summary of the changes that may impact your business, as well as helpful checklists to guide you as you comply with those changes. Sick ...

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Employee Privacy Done Right – Avoiding Mistakes with Biometrics, Employee Data Requests, Surveillance, and More

Aimée Dayhoff, Lisa Ellingson and Mark Gleeman will be presenting at the 2023 Labor & Employment Law Institute on November 16, 2023.  Their session is titled “Employee Privacy Done Right – Avoiding Mistakes with Biometrics, Employee Data Requests, Surveillance, and More.” This high-level conference, organized annually with the support of Minnesota CLE and the Labor ...

November 16, 2023

Client Alert

New Minnesota Earned Sick and Safe Time Law

Over the summer, the Minnesota State Legislature passed a new earned sick and safe time (ESST) law that goes into effect starting January 1, 2024. Governor Tim Walz signed the new amendments into the current sick and safe time law, as part of an omnibus jobs and economic development bill. The law requires employers to ...

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