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Minneapolis Sick and Safe Leave ordinance changes might impact your business

Employers with locations in Minneapolis should continue to comply with the ordinance for their Minneapolis employees. For all other employers with employees who work in the city, the current expectation is less clear. If the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce does not appeal the decision, the ordinance will apply to all employees who work in the city, regardless of where the employer is located. If the decision is appealed, the Minnesota Court of Appeals will need to decide whether to lift the injunction that had exempted employers outside of the city pending the appeal.

Threat Intelligence highlights: Payment data stolen from major restaurant chain, Facebook struggles with privacy and data, and more

This issue of Threat Intelligence reveals the latest major cyber threats facing individuals and organizations, including customer payment card data exposing users' personal information, privacy concerns, poor security practices, phishing, live broadcasting disruptions, ransomware attacks on municipalities, card-skimming, and banking Trojans. 


Improving employee experience can help in the fight against turnover

While turnover is a natural consequence of having employees, many of our clients are frustrated by what they consider to be excessive turnover. There is no question that turnover costs companies a significant amount of time and money, cutting into resources and profits. So how can you determine whether your turnover rate is consistent with natural attrition or whether it is excessive and needing to be addressed?