I realize I am late to this blog party, but as they say, better late than never, right?! As I was starting a new post today, I realized I had 99, which meant my next would be 100. It kind of feels like earning your first $1 on a new business (okay, I haven’t had
Join Me for the Employment Law in a Nutshell CLE – St. Thomas August 31st!
The National Labor & Employment Law Section is proud to sponsor its third-annual
Minneapolis seminar, “Employment Law in a Nutshell.” This seminar is being cosponsored by the Younger Lawyers Division (YLD), the Law Students Division (LSD), and the Minnesota Chapter of the FBA. The seminar is a live, half-day CLE and will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis (Room 321), 1000 Lasalle Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403.
The event will focus on the basics of labor and employment law, featuring three hour-long presentations:…
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Do You Love My Blog?! Shameless Plug For the ABA Journal Blawg 100 Amici!
If you have enjoyed reading my blog as much as I have enjoyed writing it, please consider nominating it for the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 Amici! I may be small, but help me be mighty! Nomination can be made at the ABA Journal’s website here.
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DOL Significantly Increases Civil Penalties – Effective August 1, 2016 For Violations Occurring After November 2, 2015
On June 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued two interim final rules to adjust penalties for inflation (one relating to H-2B workers and the other regarding all others). The DOL will accept comments on these rules for 45 days before it finalizes the rules.
Important to my wage and hour followers, the Wage…
American Sniper Case Upset – Jesse Ventura Loses Appeal (And $1.35 Million Award)
I recognize this is a Minnesota wage and hour blog, but I would be remiss to not blog about the decision stemming from Minnesota today – Ventura v. Kyle. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion today, throwing out former Minnesota Governor, Jesse Ventura’s, $1.3 million unjust-enrichment judgment; vacating his $500,000 defamation…
DOL Overtime Final Rule Available Online
As promised in my post yesterday, the DOL has made its Overtime Final Rule public:
PART 541–DEFINING AND DELIMITING THE EXEMPTIONS FOR EXECUTIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE, PROFESSIONAL, COMPUTER AND OUTSIDE SALES EMPLOYEES
You can access its 508 pages by clicking here, or here is the link: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-11754.pdf
To get to the actual new rules/amendments – go…
Thank You Legal Administrative Assistants!
Okay, I admit that I only recently poked fun in one of my posts at the idea that every day is some sort of “__ Day”. However, today is Administrative Professional’s Day and I can’t let it go by without sending a shout-out and thank you to those who support us crazy, neurotic, Type-A attorneys. …