The department's workers' compensation telephone hotline is available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Specialists from DLI's Alternative Dispute Resolution unit provide free workers' compensation information and assistance to all parties to help prevent disputes from developing. When disputes do occur, the specialists try to resolve them quickly by using dispute-resolution strategies.
To speak with a Alternative Dispute Resolution specialist, call (651) 284-5005 in the metro area, (651) 297-4198 if using a TDD, (218) 733-7810 in the Duluth area or 1-800-342-5354 in Greater Minnesota and follow the directions for contacting the Safety and Workers' Compensation Division. Spanish speakers may call (651) 284-5099.
If you have questions regarding the need to obtain workers' compensation coverage, contact DLI's Alternative Dispute Resolution unit at (651) 284-5032 or 1-800-342-5354.
The department offers an alternative to formal litigation in resolving workers' compensation disputes -- alternative dispute-resolution services.