The shortage of qualified workers in rural Minnesota has many employers looking for unique ways to attract, train, and keep the right people in important positions. Many of these solutions include a large, up-front, monetary investment by the employer such as a signing bonus, ...Read More
It’s no secret that during the 2016 campaign, political candidates harnessed the power of social media more than ever before. It is also no secret that the President of the United States has continued to use social media as a political forum. With tech-savvy ...Read More
It’s 10:30 on a Tuesday morning. You’ve finished the morning Staff Meeting, answered twenty seven emails, checked Facebook and are now sitting down to write some employee reviews.
Then you get it. A letter from an attorney. Not your attorney. An attorney representing the employee ...Read More
Proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime white-collar exemptions have not made headlines in recent months. However, this unfortunately (or fortunately) does not mean the discussion regarding the FLSA exemptions has ended. Earlier this year, the United States Department of Labor ...Read More
With summer approaching many employers will be hiring school-age children. While all employees are generally entitled to the same considerations and protections regardless of their age, the law extends additional protections to minor employees – those who are under the age of 18.
Both federal ...Read More
Unfortunately, employers cannot prevent all injuries from occurring in the workplace. Employers must continuously review their safety policies and practices to ensure the safety of their employees and make sure their supervisors know how to speedily and appropriately respond to injuries in the workplace. ...Read More