On November 10, 2017, the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce commenced a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis to prevent enforcement of its recently adopted $15 per hour minimum wage ordinance.
Tag: Lisa Schmid
On September 18, 2017, the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued an unpublished opinion related to Minneapolis' paid sick leave ordinance, which recently went into effect. The opinion affirms Hennepin County Judge Mel Dickstein’s order issued in response to a legal challenge of the ordinance by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and several employers.
The Minneapolis City Council adopted a $15 minimum wage ordinance on Friday, June 30, 2017. Labor and Employment attorney Lisa Schmid has been following the ordinance closely and has updated a previous post with the changes voted on June 30. …
The Minneapolis City Council is set to adopt a $15 minimum wage ordinance on Friday, June 30, 2017. The ordinance was updated after the City held hearings on June 22 and 28, thought most of the ordinance remains unchanged.
On March 31, Minnesota’s Twin Cities issued draft rules relating to their respective sick and safe time ordinances. Both cities will receive public comment on the rules until May 1, 2017, and the rules may be revised further after that date as a result.
On March 15, the City of Minneapolis issued new guidance in the form of draft FAQs regarding its Sick and Safe Time Ordinance, scheduled to take effect July 1, 2017. The FAQsprovide some insight into the City's interpretation of the ordinance and its enforcement priorities. The City will accept comments about the draft-form FAQs from the public until Saturday, April 15.