Minnesota HR and Employment Law

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Access key resources that help private employers in Minnesota stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

You can access the full Minnesota Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over 20 state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Minnesota, as well as other states and municipalities:

July 1, 2017: St. Paul, Minnesota, Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Takes Effect for Larger Employers

July 1, 2017: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect

November 30, 2017: St. Paul, Minnesota, Clarifies Rules on Paying Earned Sick and Safe Time

January 1, 2018: Minnesota Minimum Wage Increases to $9.65 per Hour

January 1, 2018: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minimum Wage Takes Effect at $10.00 for Large Employers

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Minnesota Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Minnesota Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Pregnancy Accommodation

Wage Disclosure Protection

Pregnancy and Parenting Leave [21-49 Employees]

Sick and Safety Leave

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:


St. Paul

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