In case, you aren’t aware, the Minnesota minimum wage was adjusted for inflation effective January 1, 2018. The new large employer minimum wage is $9.65/hour, an increase of $0.15. Small employer minimum wage went up $0.12 to $7.87/hour. $7.87/hour is also the new 90-day training wage for employees under age 20 and youth wage for
The final overtime regulations on exempt employees were issued by the Department of Labor last week, raising the salary test from $23,660 annually to $47,476. It is estimated this will result in an additional 4.2 million more employees qualifying for overtime.
The new salary threshold has sparked controversy and claims by both labor and management…
Earlier this year, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held a per diem payment does not fall within the definition of wages under Minnesota Statute § 181.13, resulting in the reversal of a penalty against the employer issued for non-payment of wages.