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Gina K. Janeiro

Principal
Minneapolis

P 612-359-1766
F 612-341-0609
Gina.Janeiro@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Gina K. Janeiro is a Principal in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist through the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Ms. Janeiro practices in all aspects of employment law and advises and represents clients in the areas of discrimination and harassment, disability management, employment contracts, wage and hour compliance, commission claims, noncompetition litigation, drug testing law, defamation, whistleblower and in closely-held corporation and partnership disputes. Ms. Janeiro has assisted clients obtain appropriate and effective resolution of these disputes through counseling, appeals, mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings and all other aspects of litigation in Minnesota and other parts of the country.

As part of her practice, Ms. Janeiro also advises companies on all aspects of wage and hour law from classification for overtime purposes to counting hours of work and calculating overtime. Her practice also includes the defense of collective actions under Fair Labor Standards Act and similar state wage laws as well as assisting employers with “self-audits” and representing employers in compliance investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor and similar state departments.

Honors and Recognitions

  •  Chambers USA, Recognized Practitioner (2019)
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Society for Human Resource Management

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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

April 25, 2019
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2019 Edition

April 25, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 25, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.... Read More

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

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June 17, 2019

Minnesota Adds New Wage Payment and Recordkeeping Requirements; Criminalizes ‘Wage Theft’

June 17, 2019

Minnesota has enacted detailed new recordkeeping requirements for employers, effective July 1, 2019, and wage theft protections for employees, effective August 1, 2019. Recordkeeping As of July 1, 2019, Minnesota employers must comply with new notice and recordkeeping requirements. First, employers must provide more detailed... Read More

May 21, 2019

Non-Minneapolis Employers Must Comply With Minneapolis Paid Sick Leave Law, Appeals Court Rules

May 21, 2019

Minneapolis’ Sick and Safe Ordinance extends to any employee who performs at least 80 hours of work per benefit year in the City of Minneapolis, even if his or her employer is not located within the city’s limits, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has held. Minnesota Chamber of Commerce v. Minneapolis, No. A18-0771 (Apr. 29, 2019). This... Read More

July 28, 2017

Minneapolis Minimum Wage to Reach $15 an Hour by 2024

July 28, 2017

All employers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, must pay their employees at least $15.00 an hour by July 1, 2024, under a minimum wage ordinance approved by the Minneapolis City Council on June 30, 2017. The ordinance applies to anyone who works in Minneapolis for any amount of time. The ordinance will be implemented under a tiered phase-in... Read More

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Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis Minimum Wage Ordinance
March 8, 2019

The Court of Appeals of Minnesota, the state’s intermediate appellate court, has upheld a minimum wage ordinance enacted by the City of Minneapolis in 2017, providing for a higher minimum wage than that provided by state law. Graco, Inc. v. City of Minneapolis, 2019 Minn. App. LEXIS 84 (Minn. Ct. App. Mar. 4, 2019). Read More

Here’s a Tip, Minnesota: Discharging Employees for Refusing to Share Gratuities is Prohibited
October 17, 2017

Discharging an employee for refusing to share tips is illegal under the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA), according to the Supreme Court of Minnesota.  Burt v. Rackner, Inc., 2017 Minn. LEXIS 629 (Minn. Oct. Read More

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