Documentation is one of the easiest ways for an employer to preserve evidence in a case. Ideally, employers should document every action and decision taken concerning incidents, complaints and disciplinary actions in the workplace, no matter how small the issue may seem. An employer’s ...Read More
Beginning July 25, 2020, Governor Walz will require face coverings to be worn in Minnesota indoor businesses and indoor public settings. The following is a review of some key requirements in the face covering mandate appearing in Emergency Executive Order ...Read More
As Mankato’s face covering ordinance is scheduled to take effect July 10, 2020, the city council issued answers to frequently asked questions about the ordinance. Our blog post outlining the ordinance may be found here.
The ordinance failed to define what constitutes medical intolerance ...Read More
Beginning July 10, 2020, all individuals over the age of 12 must wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth when in a Mankato indoor space of public accommodation. This requirement was issued in that Emergency Ordinance 2020-4 (“Ordinance”) adopted by ...Read More
All businesses must have a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan prior to reopening. Governor Tim Walz made another announcement in Minnesota’s safely reopening plan by issuing Emergency Executive Order 20-74 on June 5, 2020. The order requires, for the first time, that critical businesses develop and ...Read More
On March 24, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance regarding the enforcement of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”). This guidance first clarifies that the Act’s effective date is April 1, 2020. Useful questions and answers were also ...Read More