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Client Alert

Supreme Court Rules: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Illegal

By: Laura A. Pfeiffer

On June 15th, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation is illegal under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed discrimination in the workplace on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, and ...

Event

Avoiding the Avoidable: Mistakes that derail successful companies

Winthrop & Weinstine Employment Law shareholder Mark Pihart will speak on a panel about what makes a successful company.

Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Thursday, May 21, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Client Alert

Guidance for Minnesota Employers: Safely Returning to Work

By: Laura A. Pfeiffer

Minnesota’s stay at home order and social distancing measures have helped slow the spread of COVID-19 across the state. Recognizing the economic impact of these life-saving measures, especially for employees in non-critical sectors or without the ability to work from home, Governor Walz issued Executive Order 20-40, effective April 27, 2020, as a first step ...

Event

Law School for the CFO

Shareholders Michael Olsen, Mark Pihart and Nadeem Schwen will present an informative session on the legal topics today that directly affect the health of your business.

Webinar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Client Alert

CARES Act Summary: Increased and Expanded Unemployment Insurance Benefits

By: Laura A. Pfeiffer

NOTE: The information in this Alert is current as of April 7, 2020, 8:00 am Central Time. This is a rapidly-evolving situation and circumstances and guidance may change. President Trump signed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) into law on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act provides $2.2 trillion of ...

Client Alert

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What It Means for Employers

By: Laura A. Pfeiffer

Effective as of April 1, 2020 and providing leave benefits through December 31, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Response Act”) includes several key provisions impacting employers and their employees regarding paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave. This Alert provides a summary of the key provisions.

Article

Relevant Considerations for Banks in Light of COVID-19

By: Anton J Moch

The COVID-19 virus has impacted the world in unforeseen ways, and all businesses are balancing many questions as a result of these unique times. Below is a summary of some key considerations for banks in particular, including branch operations, bank hours, regulatory requirements, employment concerns and board and shareholder meetings.

Event

2020 Employment Law Update: Dust Off Your Employee Handbook

Attorney Mark Pihart will discuss employment law updates should you have incorporated into your business, but may have missed.

Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
5801 Opus Parkway
Minnetonka MN, 55343

Thursday, March 12, 2020

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Client Alert

Employer Policy Considerations for COVID-19

By: Laura A. Pfeiffer

As COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, becomes more widespread throughout the United States, employers must consider and implement policies to combat COVID-19 transmission in the workplace and protect their employees. If you do not currently have policies in place, below are some of the primary issues to consider.

Client Alert

Minneapolis Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance

By: Laura A. Pfeiffer

Winthrop & Weinstine employment attorneys explain the Minneapolis Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance, set to take effect January 1, 2020.

Client Alert

FLSA Overtime Exemption Salary Threshold Update

By: Mark A. Pihart

Winthrop & Weinstine employment law attorneys explain the impact of the overtime exemption rules issued by the Department of Labor, effective January 2020.

Event

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
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