The Frontline Worker Pay application period opens for employees on June 8, 2022 and will run 45 days until July 22, 2022. All eligible workers will have until the closing of the application period to apply for Frontline Worker Pay and applicant support will ...Read More
While it has always been important to review and revise your estate plan when going through divorce, a recent Minnesota Court of Appeals decision, filed on May 23, 2022, makes doing so all the more necessary.
In the Matter of the Estate of Mathew Joseph ...Read More
On April 29, 2022, Governor Tim Waltz approved a new bill authorizing pandemic payments to hundreds of thousands of frontline workers, with implications for Minnesota employers.
Senate File 2677 applies to employers and employees in fifteen specified “frontline sectors,” including: (1) long-term care and home ...Read More
On March 1, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated guidance regarding reasonable accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs. This update answers important questions raised by employers following the publication of federal and state COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency standards. The Occupational Safety ...Read More
The field of employee non-compete agreements (“NCA”) is changing, broadly reflecting a growing concern about the adverse effects of NCAs on employee labor prospects and market competition. Employers must stay abreast of the legal status of NCAs in Minnesota as well as the general ...Read More
Many employee handbooks have a general disclaimer that “nothing contained herein creates a contract” (hereinafter, the “No Contract Disclaimer”). In Hall v. City of Plainview, 954 N.W.2d 254 (Minn. 2021) the Minnesota Supreme Court evaluated this disclaimer and answered the following questions:
Does a ...Read More
At its September 9, 2021 Agricultural Lending Conference, Gislason & Hunter LLP provided a case law and legislative update regarding new legal developments pertinent to the lending industry. One of the cases presented was Lighthouse Management, Inc. v. Oberg Family Farms et al., which ...Read More
Over the last two years, the world has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to address the economic crisis following the arrival of COVID-19, the United States took a number of significant actions, including, among other things, infusing cash into the national ...Read More
Minnesota has long authorized police departments and similar agencies to seize property associated with certain crimes and, under proceedings known as “civil forfeiture,” assume ownership of the property. In the past, criminal property seizures have caused problems for secured creditors who have a properly ...Read More
Now that Spring has sprung, contractors and subcontractors, suppliers, and other construction professionals will likely be seeing a seasonal upswing in demand for private real estate improvements and projects. Along with more work, however, comes the need to secure payment for your hard-spent labor, ...Read More