What Constitutes an Employee and Independent Contractor

WHAT CONSTITUTES AN EMPLOYEE AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE JULY 15, 2015, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CRITERIA      Dudley and Smith, P.A. has been practicing in Minnesota since 1952 and has experienced Attorneys that will assist both companies and...

Deductions From Employee’s Wages Under Minnesota Law

Minnesota’s laws are very rigid and with strict penalties for any sums deducted from employee or independent contractor’s wages.  No employer shall make any deduction, directly or indirectly, from wages due or earned by any employee for stolen property,...
Is an Oral Promise to Guarantee the Debt of Another Valid?

Is an Oral Promise to Guarantee the Debt of Another Valid?

The importance of having well-drafted written contracts cannot be understated in the business context. No matter the relationship of the parties to the underlying agreement, having that agreement documented in writing is the safest way to memorialize the parties’...