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If an employee reports testing positive for COVID-19, it’s important to remember that the safety and well-being of all employees is paramount, but the privacy of the reporting individual must also be preserved under federal law. As a general rule, an employer should not disclose the identity of an employee diagnosed with (or suspected of…

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“Farm equipment dealers and manufacturers are dedicated to supporting farmers when it comes to meeting their equipment needs, reducing downtime, and maximizing productivity.” Matthew C. Larsgaard, President/CEO, Pioneer EDA That was the message delivered by Pioneer EDA President/CEO Matthew Larsgaard to members and staff of Minnesota Farmers Union during a recent meeting focused on the…

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Minnesota and South Dakota dealer members are being represented full time by the Pioneer Equip-ment Dealers Association during their respective 2020 legislative sessions in St. Paul and Pierre. The Minnesota legislative session began yesterday, February 11, and South Dakota’s session began Tuesday, January 14. (North Dakota’s legislative session convenes in odd-numbered years and therefore is…

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Purchasers of certain farm equipment in South Dakota are now covered by a recently enacted lemon law. HB 1103 was passed during the 2019 legislative session and took effect July 1. The law covers “nonconforming conditions” which occur within one year after the date of the original delivery of new farm machinery to a consumer.…

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A major farm equipment dealer protection bill introduced by the North Dakota Implement Dealers Association (NDIDA) during the state’s 2017 Legislative Session has become law. SB 2289 was signed by ND Governor Doug Burgum on March 16, 2017, and will take effect August 1, 2017. NDIDA Legislative Committee Chairman Dan Butler, Fargo, says the bill…

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