June 22, 2020 by Lenny Segal

Minneapolis & St. Paul Minimum Wage Rates Increase on July 1, 2020

You probably are familiar with the federal and Minnesota minimum wage rates, but if you are in Minneapolis or St. Paul you also need to comply with the minimum wage rates in each of those cities…and they are changing!  On July 1, 2020, the minimum wage rates in Minneapolis and St. Paul will be increasing as part …

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June 22, 2020 by Sarah Porter

UPDATE 06/19/2020: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA)

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed “The Coronavirus Air, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act), which included the “Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP) for small businesses. The PPP allows businesses to keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering SBA loans. By April 16, 2020, just 14 days after the loan program become …

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June 19, 2020 by Lenny Segal

On June 10, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance, Confirming That it Can be Applied to Employers Located Outside of Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (“SST Ordinance”) applies to employees who work within the geographic boundaries of the city of Minneapolis for at least 80 hours per year (as defined by the SST Ordinance).  In accordance with the SST Ordinance, all such employees accrue sick and safe time, generally at the rate of …

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