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Minnesota: Make Employment Law Work for Your Farm

Broadcast Date: March 07, 2016
Chapter 1
Meet Farm Commons and learn what we will be covering in this tutorial
Chapter 2
 Minimum wage
Explore if your farm owes the minimum wage, and what can and cannot be counted towards that amount.
Chapter 3
 Overtime and Breaks
Learn when overtime is requires and when you must offer your employees breaks
Chapter 4
 Workers' Compensation
We go over the basics of WC and if you are required to purchase it.
Chapter 5
 Independent Contractors
Explore when a worker can be considered an independent contractor
Chapter 6
 Paperwork and Recording
Learn what information time sheets and pay stubs should include
Chapter 7
Navigate the federal and state taxes you owe as a farm business owner in MN

Employment law can be incredibly complex, and especially so for the diversified farm. Employment laws also can vary greatly by state. This Minnesota-focused tutorial will break down employment law concerns such as minimum wage, workers’ compensation and overtime, independent contractors, and more. This tutorial can still be helpful for learning the framework of employment law and the federal regulations that apply, even if you do not operate within Minnesota. 

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