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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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August 15, 2019
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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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December 13, 2019

How to Prepare for Duluth, Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance

December 13, 2019

The City of Duluth, Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (ESST) will go into effect on January 1, 2020, and employers should be preparing for compliance. The ESST applies to any individual, corporation, partnership, association, nonprofit organization, or group of people that has at least five employees, whether or not all... Read More

September 26, 2019

Preparing for Duluth, Minnesota’s Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Taking Effect January 1, 2020

September 26, 2019

The City of Duluth, Minnesota’s Sick and Safe Time Ordinance takes effect on January 1, 2020. Duluth is the third Minnesota city (joining Minneapolis and St. Paul) to impose sick and safe time leave requirements on employers. Duluth’s Ordinance differs from both Minneapolis and St. Paul’s ordinances, complicating the web of local laws... Read More

September 20, 2019

Minneapolis Enacts ‘Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance’ on Heels of Minnesota’s Wage Theft Legislation

September 20, 2019

On January 1, 2020, the newly passed Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance will go into effect in the City of Minneapolis. The Ordinance largely incorporates the State of Minnesota’s wage theft legislation (Minnesota Wage Theft Laws). (For details of the Minnesota wage theft legislation, see our article, Minnesota Adds New Wage Payment and... Read More

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How to Comply with Minnesota’s Employee Notice and Recordkeeping Laws in 2020: Are You Ready for More?

December 3, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST

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How to Comply With Minnesota’s New Employee Notice and Recordkeeping Laws

July 11, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST

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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

By Richard Greiffenstein and Gina K. Janeiro