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75 Articles found | Legal
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The federal Fair Labor Standards Act has implications for overtime pay when arranging for flexed or compressed schedules for nonexempt employees.
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Drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), have the ability to aid government entities in many ways: mapping, surveillance, and search and rescue, to identify a few. However as with any new technology, there are risks of using drones for conducting government business. Members should take steps to manage those risks.
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Understanding the basics of service animal laws can help public entities manage their liability risk in the public service and employment arenas.
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The tolerance for sexual harassment and any interplay between work and sex is at an all-time low. Public employers need to take time now to audit their workplaces, policies, procedures and practices in the post-Weinstein world.
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Spoliation of evidence can have a dramatic impact on the defense of a lawsuit or claim against a member. Spoliation does not have to be intentional to occur. Simple negligent or accidental spoliation of any evidence can cause significant issues in defending a claim and protecting the reputation of the member.
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Public entities have limited authority to give away public funds as donations or gifts. To spend public funds, a public entity must have both the authority to do so and the expenditure must be for a public purpose.1 This is often referred to as the public purpose doctrine.
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Manage contracts to ensure entities comply with Minnesota Government Data Practices Act when private entities perform government functions.
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How the FMLA applies to public employers and their employees is surprisingly complex.
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Beyond routine board meetings, elected boards conduct work sessions where the board takes no official action as part of their activities. As a quorum or more of the board is typically present at these sessions, the question arises as to whether the Minnesota Open Meeting Law applies to work sessions.