GLCCA Kicks Off First-Ever Touch Base Campaign

GLCCA Kicks Off First-Ever Touch Base Campaign The Great Lakes Credit and Collection Association is excited to launch their inaugural Touchbase Campaign.  The goal of this new effort is to connect GLCCA members with GLCCA board members and volunteers to help bring awareness to the resources and connections available to members through both GLCCA and…

GLCCA Board Members Share Why They Vote

GLCCA Board Members Share Why They Vote As the Covid pandemic continues to impact the industry and our own personal lives, the upcoming presidential election seems more important than ever.  We asked our board members to share their personal take on why they vote. “I vote because good government matters.  Vote to protect and preserve…

GLCCA Welcomes New President Michael Klutho

GLCCA Welcomes New President Michael Klutho What started in 2018 with oversight of the GLCCA financials has turned into manning the helm of the organization for attorney Michael Klutho, the newly sworn-in association President. While his day job has him managing consumer law claims for the Minneapolis-based law firm, Bassford Remele, his new role as…

Minnesota Halts Consumer Garnishments Until Further Notice

Minnesota Halts Consumer Garnishments Until Further Notice On Monday, May 4, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued executive order 20-50, which suspends garnishment on CARES Act payments and similar government COVID-19 financial assistance. “Beginning immediately, the provisions in Minnesota Statutes 2019, Chapters 571, which permit service of a garnishment summons on a consumer debtor or…

Minnesota Agencies Can Begin Reopening for Business If Appropriate Safety Protocols Are Implemented

Minnesota Agencies Can Begin Reopening for Business If Appropriate Safety Protocols Are Implemented On Friday, April 24, 2020, Minnesota Governor Walz issued Emergency Order 20-40, which begins the process of getting Minnesota workers safely back to work. Included in the list of businesses that can reopen are “office-based businesses”. Such businesses are described as businesses…