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The Right Staff: Building a Workforce

Employment attorney Mark Pihart will address questions about how to hire for your business.

Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Client Alert

Employer Action Required to Comply With Minnesota Hands-Free Cellphone Law

By: Mark A. Pihart, Laura A. Pfeiffer and Rachel A. Brygger

Employment Law attorneys Mark Pihart, Laura Pfeiffer and Rachel Brygger discuss details of Minnesota's new Hands-Free Bill and what employers will need to do to stay in compliance.

Client Alert

Minnesota Wage Payment And Recordkeeping Law Creates New Employer Requirements

By: Mark A. Pihart, Laura A. Pfeiffer and Rachel A. Brygger

Employment Law attorneys Mark Pihart, Laura Pfeiffer and Rachel Brygger lay out the new employer requirements created by Minnesota's Jobs and Economic Development Omnibus Bill, which goes into effect as of July 1, 2019.


CFO Law School 101

Attorneys Mark Pihart, Nadeem Schwen and John Sellner will present at the CFO Law School, a CFO Leadership Council event.

Winthrop & Weinstine
255 South 6th Street, Ste 3500
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Thursday, March 21, 2019

3:30 PM to 6:30 PM (CDT)

Policies and Practices to Reduce the Risk of EEOC Claims

Attorney Mark Pihart will address HR professionals at MRA's Employment Law Update on March 14, 2019.


Is Your Employee Handbook Protecting You or Exposing You?

Attorney Mark Pihart will speak at the MRA Employment Law Update on March 16, 2018.

Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
5801 Opus Parkway
Minnetonka, MN 55343

Friday, March 16, 2018

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Client Alert

Employer Action Required to Ensure Continued Protection Under the New Federal Trade Secrets Act

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") into law, which provides a federal cause of action for an employer to enforce their trade secrets.

Client Alert

FLSA Overtime Exemption Salary Threshold Update

Department of Labor issued a rule on overtime exemption to impact more than 4 million American workers and their employers.

Client Alert

Women’s Economic Security Act

The Act makes a number of changes to existing laws, creating or expanding legal protections for women.

Client Alert

Revised Sick Leave Benefits Law Takes Effect

On August 1, 2013, S.F. 840, expanding employees' sick leave benefits, took effect.

Client Alert

Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act

The decision will impact businesses and individuals in the areas of estate planning, tax, employment practices and employee benefits.

Client Alert

Minnesota’s Marriage Equality Act: What You Need to Know

On May 14, 2013, Governor Dayton signed into law legislation revising the definition of "marriage" in Minnesota to include same-sex marriage. The law becomes effective August 1, 2013.

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