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The Corporate Transparency Act: More Work For Small Businesses

In the seemingly endless stream of regulations and paperwork, the Corporate Transparency Act has emerged as a new mandate affecting businesses, drawing mixed reactions, especially from small enterprises grappling with increased administrative obligat… Read More
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2023 Wage Theft Law: What Do Contractors Need to Know?

Minnesota Statute § 181.165, also known as the 2023 wage theft law, is a new statute that directly impacts the construction industry in Minnesota, which boils down to how you classify the folks working with you. The ideology behind this new law was… Read More
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Beware of Liquidated Damage Clauses in Residential Construction

AUGUST 28, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Minnesota Court of Appeals issued its ruling today in Smart Construction, Inc. v. Dean Suchy, A22-1524. The case dealt with whether a liquidated damages clause was valid. Background on Liquidated Damages The… Read More
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Categories: Construction
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New Wage Theft Liability Litigation

Very soon Governor Walz is expected to sign into law a new bill that greatly expands parties who may be held liable for wage theft. This new wage theft liability law will take effect on August 1, 2023. Changes in Wage Theft Liability A General Contra… Read More
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Categories: Business
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Minnesota Cannabis Legalization

Minnesota’s cannabis legalization bill H.F. 100, which passed both the House and Senate in May 2023, will make Minnesota the 23rd state to legalize recreational marijuana. The bill establishes a regulatory framework for both adult-use cannabis… Read More
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Categories: Cannabis