Minnesota generally is considered to be an employee-friendly state. Some of the state laws that diverge from federal law include: added protected classes to those protected by federal law, including sexual orientation, and many required leaves that an employer must give.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Minnesota.
As mandated by the City of St. Paul, Minnesota, Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity, all employers with covered employees who work in St. Paul must post the City of St. Paul, Minnesota Earned Sick and Safe Time Notice to Employees.
Revised policy to refine provisions that, though compliant with state law, may conflict with National Labor Relations Act employee protections for employee discussion and disclosure related to the terms and conditions of employment.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Updated to include Minneapolis notice-posting requirements.
Updated to include information on Burt v. Rackner, Inc., d/b/a Bunny's Bar & Grill, which created a new wrongful termination claim based on violations of the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Minnesota employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.