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Tougher fines for texting while driving among new MN laws that go live Saturday

If you’re someone who regularly texts behind the wheel, then you’re going to have to pay a bigger fine if you’re caught.

Sterner punishment for those who choose “texting over safety” is among multiple laws that will become active on Aug. 601 more words


Are You Ready for the New Mandatory Sick Leave Law?

The following is a guest blog post by Tyler M. Paetkau, a partner with Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau in Redwood City. Tyler represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. 451 more words

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Buyers and Sellers Beware! Changes are Coming August 1

by Casey M. Bloxom

*UPDATE: Since this article was written, the effective date for real estate transaction process changes has been changed to October 3, 2015. 422 more words

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Uber is staying (plus some other new laws that kick in today)

A stack of new laws passed by state lawmakers this year are now taking effect – but which ones will have the most impact on everyday Minnesotans? 626 more words


New Laws That Go Into Effect July 1

We’re about half way through the year and some new laws are going into effect across the state starting today. (July 1, 2015.)

One of the new laws is expected to benefit more than 6 million workers in the state, which requires California employers to give employees at least three paid sick days a year. 89 more words


LOCAL NEWS: New Restrictions On Teen Drivers Begin July 1

July 1 marks the start of new driving restrictions on teens in Ohio, including how many people can be in the car and how late teens can drive. 153 more words

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New Laws In Effect July 1 Include 3 Days Of Paid Sick Leave For 6 Million Workers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 6 million workers are expected to benefit from a new law taking effect Wednesday that requires California employers to provide them at least three paid sick days a year. 438 more words