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MN Legislature Expands Whistleblower Protections

The Minnesota Legislature recently amended the Minnesota Whistleblower Act to make it easier for employees to file these claims against their employers. The amendments broadly define the terms “good faith,” “penalize,” and “report,” which were ...

FLSA Status of Mortgage Loan Officers Remains Unsettled

The U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has vacated a U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) interpretation that mortgage loan officers do not qualify for the “administrative exemption” from the overtime provisions of the ...

N.Y. Judge to Movie Studio: Pay Your Interns!

Why pay your interns when you can get them for free, right? Wrong. A recent federal court decision in New York should make Minnesota employers nervous if they are not paying their college students this ...