New Minnesota Wage Theft Law Imposes New Employer Requirements and Allows both Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violations

Minnesota’s new wage theft law, which went into effect on August 1, 2019, expands the required information that employers must disclose to employees upon hiring and throughout their employment. The law also requires employers to maintain additional records, clarifies time limits for when employees must be paid, provides the Attorney General with investigation and enforcement . . .

MMB Attorneys to Discuss ADA “Drive-By” Suits, Wage-and-Hour Issues at MN Hospitality Expo

Ansis Viksnins and Aaron Hartman will be speaking to the attendees at the Minnesota Hospitality Conference & Expo on October 23 at Saint Paul’s RiverCentre. The Expo is a free hospitality industry event for relevant learning, food sampling and networking. Ansis and Aaron will offer 30-minute presentations at the so-called Connection Corners, areas on the . . .

Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Concerning Arbitration

On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court decided a significant case involving arbitration clauses in employment agreements. The court ruled that employees may be compelled to arbitrate wage-and-hour claims on an individual basis and may be precluded from joining large class or collective action lawsuits. The decision is important because employees and plaintiff’s . . .