When Minnesota’s Wage Theft Law* went into effect July 1, many companies shrugged it off as a non-issue. “We don’t steal wages. This has no impact on us.” Big mistake.
In fact, wage theft only scratches the surface of this new law. From employee notification to pay stub updates, there are components to this law that impact every Minnesota company. New hires, existing employees and even those working for Minnesota companies in another state are impacted.
Complying isn’t optional. Learn what measures you can take to avoid potential compliance traps down the road. Specific areas covered include:
How to comply with new MN wage requirements and employee notification
What electronic means can be used
How pay stubs need to be revised
What information has to be provided to new hires
Penalties for non-compliance
How to provide employer policy information to employees
Sample notification templates
Presenters: Dave Skovholt, the Outreach Coordinator in the Labor Standards Unit of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) and Corey Walton from the US DOL Wage and Hour Division They travel throughout the state, meeting with business groups and community organizations.
*The new Minnesota Wage Theft Prevention Act creates additional protections for workers, including adding criminal penalties for employers that commit wage theft, which occurs when employers do not pay their workers what is owed them for the work they have performed. These changes are complex and detailed for businesses to implement. Come and get the details you need to be compliant