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Department overview

The agency employs approximately 430 workers throughout the state and oversees the state's apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, and workers' compensation programs.

Agency overview information
Apprenticeship and Labor Standards
Commissioner's Office
Construction Codes and Licensing
General Support and Research
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Workers' Compensation

Contact information
Agency locations/phone numbers
Directions and map to St. Paul office
Organizational chart
Parking map for the St. Paul office
Speakers bureau

Performance indicators/business links
Dashboard key agency performance indicators
Starting a business? Helpful links
Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2013 to 2017

Commissioner Ken Peterson"Labor and Industry is committed to ensuring equitable, healthy and safe work and living environments in Minnesota. Through outreach, education and compliance efforts, we strive to improve the quality of life for Minnesota workers and their families.

"Our goals are geared toward reducing and minimizing the impact of workplace injuries and illnesses; helping resolve workplace complaints and disputes; ensuring compliance and awareness about workplace requirements; and assuring quality construction, operation and maintenance of structures. We hope to continually build safer and healthier work environments in Minnesota."

                                                                          -- Ken Peterson, Commissioner

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