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Court OK’s Change in Workweek to Minimize Overtime

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Minnesota) ruled that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) does not prevent an employer from altering its designated workweek to minimize the potential for employee overtime. The ...

Employees Head Back to the Polls

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Minnesotans will head to the polls to cast their vote.  As we’ve reminded employers in the past, Minnesota’s Election Day Law, Minn. Stat. § 204C.04, gives employees the right to ...

Workplace Violence Strikes Close to Home

The tragic events that unfolded yesterday at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis are an unfortunate reminder that workplace violence can happen anywhere and at any time.  Our hearts and prayers are with the victims of ...