THE MINNEAPOLIS SAFE AND SICK TIME ORDINANCE IS HERE TO STAY AND DOES NOT JUST APPLY TO BUSINESSES LOCATED IN MINNEAPOLIS

On June 10, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld a Minneapolis ordinance that governs safe and sick time for employees working in Minneapolis: Minnesota Chamber of Commerce v. City of Minneapolis, No. A18-0771 (Minn. Jun. 10, 2020).  Under the Minneapolis ordinance, employees who work in the city for at least 80 hours a year accrue . . .

COVID-19 Insurance and Liability Questions

1. Are there any new insurance policies or endorsements available that would protect business owners against claims made by patrons, guests, or employees alleging exposure to and/or infection of the virus at their properties? There are no new insurance coverage or endorsements/riders available for business owners that would protect them against such claims. While there . . .