Jared Nusbaum

Minneapolis Now Requires Paid Sick Leave

06.6.2016
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Minneapolis has become the first city in Minnesota to require paid sick leave. On May 27, 2016, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously passed a citywide sick leave ordinance, called the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance. The ordinance requires employers with at least six employees, regardless of the employer’s location, to provide paid sick leave to employees who work in the city of Minneapolis for at least 80 hours in one calendar year. It is irrelevant whether the employee is full or part-time, seasonal, or working on a temporary basis. Employers with five employees or less must allow […]

The Importance of Proper Contracts

11.12.2015
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Construction and Landscaping Contracts

In the world of Construction and Landscaping, proper contracting skills are a must. This can seem like a daunting task to undertake while you’re busy running a business, but in the end having a good contract and using it effectively can save you time and money, as well as increase customer satisfaction and reduce disputes.

The contract is about defining the relationships, roles, and responsibilities of each party. It will determine what is to be done, when it is to be done, where it is to be done, how much it will cost […]

Settling Breach of Contract Claims without Protracted Litigation

08.12.2015
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Filing a lawsuit serves many purposes. One main purpose in a breach of contract lawsuit is to show the breaching party that you are taking this matter very seriously. This will put the breaching party on notice. However, filing a lawsuit does not necessarily mean you have to win or lose. You can file the lawsuit even though your intent may be to enter into negotiations to settle the breach.

Some lawsuits can take over a year and become costly. There is also never a guarantee you can win at trial. Some type of Alternative Dispute Resolution can be useful […]