Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Minnesota?
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Below are some of the most significant employment-related Minnesota laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.
|Adoptive Parent Leave law||All employers that permit paternity or maternity leave for biological parents|
|Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act (DATWA)||All employers|
|Equal Pay for Equal Work Law||All employers|
|Minnesota Fair Labor Standard Act||All employers, with a few exceptions|
|Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA)||All employers|
|Minnesota Labor Relations Act (MLRA)||Private employers, with certain provisions applying to public employers|
|Minnesota Whistleblower Act (MWA)||All employers|
|Minnesota Workers' Compensation Act||All employers|
|Pregnancy and Parenting Leave Act||Employers with 21 or more employees at one site|
|Sick Leave Benefits; Care of Relatives Act||Employers with 21 or more employees at one site|
|Women's Economic Security Act (WESA)||All employers|
*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.