The Minnesota legislature, at the end of its most recent session, passed sweeping new amendments to statutes which create criminal penalties for the failure to pay wages and impose requirements for employers to document the terms of employment with their employees.  The new amendments have not yet been signed into law by the Governor, but

In the latest move in the proverbial tug of war over possible changes to the overtime laws, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a potential new rule on March 8 that would increase the salary required for the so-called “white collar exemptions” under the Fair Labor Standards Act  from $23,660 to $35,308, with automatic cost