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Businesses Using Freelance Workers or Independent Contractors in Minneapolis Need Written Contract Beginning 2021

On January 1, 2021, the Minneapolis Freelance Worker Protections Ordinance went into effect. The City’s objective with the Ordinance is to prevent wage theft from freelance workers or independent contractors. The Ordinance requires businesses (including digital network-based entities) using freelance workers or independent contractors within

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COVID Relief Explanation

This has clearly been a difficult year for many of us. Financial relief got hung up in congress and has finally been approved. Whether there is additional relief approved after the change in administration is yet to be determined. Here is an overview of key

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Employer Alert: 2021 Minimum Wage Increases in Minnesota

On January 1, 2021, State wide minimum wage increases will take effect. The Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul also have their respective minimum wage increases effective July 1, 2021. Employers must comply with the State or City minimum wages and pay their employees accordingly.

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WEBINAR: Legal & Business Issues Affecting Contractors 2021

REGISTER NOW 2021 Webinar Topics Include: Business Entities: Formation & Succession – Blake Nelson Insurance & Claims 101 – J. Robert Keena Tax & Accounting Updates for 2021 – Randy Feld Top Terms & Clauses in Construction Contracts & Subcontracts – Chris Jones Minnesota Energy

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Employee Restrictive Covenants, Part 2: Independent Consideration

When I get a call from either an employer or an employee about the potential enforceability of either a non-compete provision or a non-solicitation provision, among the first questions I ask is whether the contract at issue is supported by “independent consideration.” This post will

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Homeowner Association Management Agreements: The Top Ten Issues

As legal counsel to a large number of homeowner associations, we are often asked to review management agreements proposed by association management companies. This article examines the top legal issues that we regularly see in management agreements with homeowner associations. Your board of directors should

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