Mpls. Clarifies Sick Leave Law; More Clarity to Come

On Monday, the Minneapolis City Council adopted several clarifying amendments to its recently-adopted sick leave ordinance.  The amendments seek to shed light on several provisions of the sick leave ordinance, which is set to go into effect ...

St. Paul Passes Sick Leave Ordinance

St. Paul became the second city in Minnesota (Minneapolis was the first) to pass a sick leave ordinance. Effective July 1, 2017, employers with 24 or more employees must provide the leave specified in the ...

Mpls. Sick Leave Ordinance Passes Unanimously

The Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed its much-publicized paid sick and safe leave ordinance, scheduled to take effect in July, 2017. The ordinance is relatively unchanged from the version that we summarized in “Minneapolis Prescribes Mandatory ...

President Orders Paid Sick Leave for 2017

President Obama has now issued an Executive Order requiring federal contractors (and subcontractors) to offer up to 7 days of paid sick leave each year. This new requirement will not apply, however, until January 1, ...