Minneapolis new minimum wage

Minneapolis minimum wage update

By Alexandra Zabinski

In January 2018, the City of Minneapolis’ minimum wage ordinance took effect. Businesses and business groups had previously sued the city to block the law, noting that the city’s minimum wage exceeded Minnesota’s current statewide minimum wage. In April 2018, a Minnesota district court held that the state law did not prohibit Minneapolis from setting…

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Are electronic signatures valid?

By Bryan Zlimen

If you’re a contractor or business owner, you probably require your clients to sign service agreements before you start work for them. While it can be time-consuming and costly to prepare and store paper copies of every agreement, many contractors and businesses are unclear on whether their clients can electronically sign contracts. If a client…

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Sick and Safe Leave Update: Geographic Limitations

By Bryan Zlimen

In 2016, Minneapolis enacted an ordinance requiring that all employees who work in the city more than 80 hours per year accrue paid leave for illness, injury, or safety concerns for themselves or their dependents. St. Paul enacted a similar ordinance a few months later. Together, these are known as Earned Sick and Safe Time…

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Minneapolis new minimum wage

By Bryan Zlimen

Minneapolis New Minimum Wage The Minneapolis City Council recently passed a new minimum-wage ordinance that increases the minimum wage to $15 per hour. Read on to find out whether this will impact your business: Who The ordinance is still brand-new and much remains to be clarified. However, as the ordinance is currently written, all businesses…

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