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New Developments for Earned Sick and Safe Time Law

By Bryan Zlimen

Recently, amendments have been made to the Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) law, that affect both employers and employees. Most of the revisions were effective May 25, 2024, and aim to make sure everyone receives fair treatment while streamlining the application of ESST. Under the amended ESST laws, employers no longer need to include…

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Fertilization Contracts

By Bryan Zlimen

Landscaping, with its array of services from pesticide applications to fertilizer treatments, plays a key role in maintaining great outdoor spaces. However, like any business transaction, clarity and adherence to legal standards are crucial to ensure the rights of all parties involved. Minnesota statute 325F.245 outlines specific requirements for landscape application contracts, aiming to protect…

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Minnesota Marijuana Laws

By Bryan Zlimen

A newly effective law allows persons 21 years and older in Minnesota to engage in recreational use of Marijuana. Employers, for the most part, can no longer test job applicants nor employees for Marijuana, and employers may not discipline employees for the use of Marijuana outside of the workplace. But if an employer has reasonable…

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Ease of Use in the New I-9 Form

By Bryan Zlimen

The I-9 Form is used by employers to authorize individuals for employment in the United States. Employers will be required to use the updated I-9 Form beginning November 1, 2023, but may use the updated form before then. The I-9 form was updated for better ease of use for employers and employees. Now, it is…

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