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Stay up to date on immigration law

Posted By MNLA eNews, Thursday, July 25, 2019

The landscape contracting industry has one of the highest proportions of unauthorized foreign workers in its workforce at 21 percent in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center. With the strong economy and low unemployment, many landscape contractors are struggling to find enough employees to do the work they have booked and may not be as careful as they should be in checking worker documents. This makes landscape contracting a prime target for administration enforcement efforts.


Tags:  employee management  hardscape contractor  immigration  landscape contractor  Landscape Management Magazine  workforce 

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New Labor Standards and Wage Theft Law

Posted By MNLA eNews, Thursday, July 25, 2019

Minnesota recently enacted a new Wage Theft Law, which amends existing state labor laws and adds new wage and hour requirements, protections and sanctions. As of July 1, new requirements for all Minnesota employers include an employee notice requirement, plus additional information for already-required earnings statements and employer recordkeeping. Increased enforcement of state wage and hour laws and criminal penalties for employers that commit wage theft are also included in the new law. For more information, visit the Department of Labor and Industry Wage Theft Legislation 2019 and Summaries webpage at The linked page includes guidance for employers and employees, FAQs, a sample Employee Notice and other information. Additionally, here is a link to a webinar about this law, which the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry participated in with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce:

Tags:  employee management  labor  Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry  wages 

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6 tips to avoid losing rock-star candidates to counteroffers

Posted By MNLA eNews, Friday, February 8, 2019
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Top 5 Hiring Mistakes

Posted By MNLA eNews, Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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