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2012 news releases


For information about news releases, contact Communications Director James Honerman.

These news releases are listed in chronological order, most recent first.

  • Nov. 2 -- Online permit system saves time for users and DLI

  • Oct. 25 -- Survey shows Minnesota workplace injury rate at all-time low

  • Oct. 23 -- State's mandatory workplace posters simplified, translated, easier to print

  • Oct. 16 -- Office of Combative Sports now recognizes state boxing champions and rankings

  • Sept. 28 -- State's fatal work-injuries decrease in 2011

  • Sept. 21 -- Newly revised construction safety and health partnership signed with AGC of Minnesota

  • Sept. 21 -- Newly revised construction safety and health partnership signed with Minnesota ABC

  • Sept. 18 -- Contractors reminded to ensure subcontractors are registered with DLI

  • Aug. 16 -- Study presents statistics about minimum-wage workers in Minnesota

  • Aug. 15 -- Department of Labor and Industry announces launch of redesigned website

  • July 19 -- New law requires construction contractors to register with the state

  • June 12 -- Find local building code requirements, code inspectors online

  • June 11 -- Online electrical permit process opens to homeowners

  • May 14 -- Letter to the editor:  What are teen workers' rights and responsibilities in the workplace?

  • May 8 -- Annual Workers' Compensation System Report released

  • March 21 -- Construction industry can use new online tools to obtain licenses

  • Jan. 30 -- New Minnesota OSHA standard for window-washing takes effect March 1

  • Jan. 20 -- Monsanto corn research facility site achieves safety and health award, recognized Jan. 25

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