Inman News: What do the new drone rules mean for private property rights?

July 2016

This article was originally published by Inman News on July 1, 2016. Republished with permission.  There has been an excited buzz in the air, and it’s not just the sound of more drones taking flight. It’s the buzz of anticipation surrounding the potential technological advances, business efficiency and capabilities that will come from the recently published… Read more >

Employers Have a Year to Prepare for the MPLS Sick and Safety Pay Ordinance

June 2016

In May, the City of Minneapolis passed the Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (SSTO) requiring mandatory sick and safety leave for all employees located within the City of Minneapolis.  Minneapolis is currently the only city in Minnesota with such a requirement.  The city’s reasoning for the SSTO is that paid sick and safe days will… Read more >

Time for an Employee Audit? What Employers Need to Know about the White Collar Wage and Hour Law Changes

June 2016

Employers with salaried employees will need to audit their current payroll practices this year.  Historically, certain salaried employees could work more than 40 hours a week for employers and would be exempt from receiving overtime pay (time-and-a-half).  In May, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule regarding overtime regulations for standard salary employees… Read more >