Hours Worked: Minnesota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Angela Rud, formerly of Lathrop GPM
- Minnesota law defines work hours in a manner similar to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) but contains specific requirements and restrictions for certain positions and occupations. See Hours Worked.
- Minnesota requires that employers allow meal and rest breaks in certain situations, including breaks for nursing mothers. See Break Periods.
- Minnesota law contains specific exemptions relating to work hours for certain occupations and industries. See Exemptions.