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Nilan Johnson Lewis Welcomes Attorney Matthias Niska

Minneapolis-based law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis welcomes Matthias Niska to its labor and employment practice group as an associate attorney. Niska will assist clients in litigation and advising on various labor and employment issues, including disability advice and defense. More >

Labor Department Proposes ERISA Rule Changes

Nilan Johnson Lewis attorney Bill Hittler consults with organizations on ERISA and employee benefits matters and is available to provide interpretation on the possible changes. He says that, if enacted, these modifications will require administrators to modify their procedures to provide for additional disclosures and to ensure that all decisions are based on a full and fair review of the relevant information in the claim file. More >

Major Changes in Store for Classifying Worker Overtime Status

Nilan Johnson Lewis labor and employment attorney Joe Schmitt analyzes President Obama’s push for expanding overtime rules, and explains the impact on businesses and employees. Overview The United States Department of Labor is set to announce significant changes to the “exempt” classification of employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  First passed in 1938, the FLSA […] More >

Mobile Health Care Apps Are No Cure-all

The prevalence of mobile health care apps has its benefits – but it doesn’t mean you should lose your doctor’s phone number. In a Star Tribune article, health care and privacy attorney Careen Martin outlines why users should be more cautious about putting faith solely in mobile health apps. More >