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Worker Classification: A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

From Lexology, Jennifer R. Pusch discusses the analysis of the determination as to whether a worker is…

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Court orders two Minnesota restaurants to pay $435k in back wages following US Department of Labor investigation 

The United States Department of Labor reports a consent judgement against two restaurants that misclassified dishwashers and…

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Minnesota Owners of Drywall Company Face Jail Time for Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors to Avoid Paying Workers Compensation Insurance Premiums

From the Star-Tribune, Paul Walsh reports that the owners of a drywall company face jail time for…

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Minneapolis Employers Required to Have Written Agreements With Freelancers, Pay Accordingly 

From JDSupra, Jason Hungerford discusses a recent ordinance enacted by the Minneapolis City Council to protect freelancers. Jason…

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New Liability for Minnesota Hospitals: Independent Contractors and Apparent Authority 

From JDSupra, Heidi Neff Christianson and Zachary Crain discuss a recent Minnesota case that upends the long…

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Compliance With Minnesota and Minneapolis Wage Theft Laws

From Fox Rothschild LLP, Jenny H. Fuller provide guidance on how to comply with the Minnesota Wage…

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Minneapolis Council wants to expand wage theft protections to gig workers, independent contractors 

From MinnPost,  Jessica Lee reports on efforts by Minneapolis City Council members to protect workers classified as…

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Minnesota cable equipment recovery company to pay $350K to 41 drivers, market contractors misclassified as independent contractors 

  The United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a press release stating that a Minnesota company…

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Laid off teacher builds a St. Paul FedEx business from scratch

From TwinCities.com  — “Rene Martinez considers himself lucky. Another person might say that he made his own luck….