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Join us for Business Boot Camp, where we will learn about the MN Department of Labor and Industry's laws that protect workers in regular employment, focusing on the new Wage Theft Law
March Topic: Wage Theft Law and Other Wage Protection Laws with John Stiffin
John Stiffin is a Community Services Representative and Senior Labor Investigator for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. In his role as Community Services Representative, he provides outreach for the Department and educates stakeholders on all aspects of the laws enforced by the Department and services provided by the Department. Mr. Stiffin also partners with other government agencies to ensure the most efficient enforcement of laws for his and partner agencies.
In addition to his education and outreach roles, Mr. Stiffin works as a Senior Labor Investigator. As a Senior Labor Investigator, he is responsible for protecting the wage rights of current and former employees by enforcing all of Minnesota’s wage & hour laws, collectively known as the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act. These laws include, but are not limited to: Migrant Labor Protection, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Child Labor, Final Pay, Parental Leave, Packinghouse Worker Bill of Rights, Personnel File and other Recordkeeping laws.
Mr. Stiffin has worked for the State of Minnesota for 20 years, 18 of those with the Department of Labor and Industry. From 2003-2005, he served as an Employment Representative for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Contracting and a Master of Science in Landscape Horticulture.
All Chamber members are welcome to this free event that includes lunch.
Our Chamber has approximately 530 members that invest their resources, employee volunteerism and confidence in the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and the business community.