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Workers' compensation -- Training for employers



Customized training for employers

Customized training about workers' compensation can be arranged for groups of at least 20 people by contacting Jim Vogel at dli.wctraining@state.mn.us or (651) 284-5265.

Employer training materials

The following training materials have been developed by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for use in its employer training classes.

Topics:

  • workers' compensation basics

  • what to do before an injury occurs

  • what to do when an injury occurs or is reported

  • benefits provided

  • what is/is not covered by workers' compensation

  • employer do's and don'ts

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New! Workers' compansation seminar:  What you need to know; offered in October in Greater Minnesota

This important, employer-focused seminar will identify common misinterpretations about workers' compensation insurance, including who needs coverage. Attendees will:

  • get clarification about who needs workers' compensation coverage;
  • learn what to do and what not to do with regard to Minnesota workers' compensation;
  • identify options for controlling workers' compensation costs; and
  • find out what kinds of injuries qualify as workers' compensation injuries.

This training is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and presented by Marion Halverson, senior compliance officer, Workers' Compensation Division, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.

Seminar dates, times and locations; more information; registration and cost


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Seminar dates, times and locations

  • Monday, Oct. 27 -- Brainerd
    1 to 4 p.m.
    Central Lakes College
    501 W. College Drive, Room E-203, Brainerd

  • Tuesday, Oct. 28 -- Bemidji
    9 a.m. to noon
    Hampton Inn and Suites Conference Center
    1019 Paul Bunyan Drive S., Bemidji

  • Wednesday, Oct. 29 -- Thief River Falls
    9 a.m. to noon
    Black Cat Restaurant
    1080 Hwy. 32 S., Thief River Falls

  • Thursday, Oct. 30 -- Perham
    9 a.m. to noon
    Perham City Hall
    125 Second Ave. N.E., Perham

More information

Registration and cost



Employers Minnesota workers' compensation seminar

These seminars are offered by St. Paul College, Customized Training and Consulting. For information or to register for a session, visit the St. Paul College website or call (651) 846-1800.

Seminar dates and time, topics, location


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Dates and time

Topics

  • Employer responsibility

  • What to do before an injury occurs

  • What to do when an injury occurs or is reported

  • What is/is not covered by workers' compensation in Minnesota

  • Benefits provided/terminology

  • Avoiding late reporting penalties

  • Employer scenarios

  • Coverage requirements/independent contractors

  • Workers' compensation resources/phone numbers

Location

  • St. Paul College
    Customized Training and Consulting
    60 E. Plato Blvd., Suite 150
    St. Paul, MN  55107
    Phone:  (651) 846-1800

 



Employment taxes and employer responsibilities workshops -- free

These workshops, offered by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), are free but pre-registration is required via the DEED website at

For more information, contact the DEED workshop coordinator at (651) 215-1203 or deed.tax@state.mn.us.

2014 locations, dates, times


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Edina -- Sept. 24, 2014 -- Full
Wyoming -- Oct. 22, 2014

Topics

  • State and federal withholding and unemployment insurance taxes

  • Social Security taxes

  • State and federal labor standards

  • Workers' compensation insurance requirements

  • New-hire reporting

  • Independent contractor status versus employee status

 

 

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