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Wage and hour questions?

Minimum wage, PTO, employment laws, paychecks, termination, breaks, employee rights, overtime, family and medical leave (FMLA), etc.


Licensing, permit and building codes questions?


Safety and health questions?

Minnesota OSHA Compliance:  Worksite complaints and investigations, OSHA standards, report serious injuries or work-related fatalities, etc.

  • Call:  651-284-5050 or 877-470-6742

  • After hours and weekends call:  800-321-6742 to report an accident, fatality or serious injury

  • Email:  osha.compliance@state.mn.us

Minnesota OSHA Workplace Safety Consultation:  Free assistance and on-site safety and health consultations, safety grants, etc.


Workers' compensation questions?

Alternative Dispute Resolution; Compliance, Records and Training; Special Compensation Fund; and Vocational Rehabilitation

  • St. Paul:  651-284-5032 or 800-342-5354

  • Duluth:  218-733-7810 or 800-342-5354

  • Email:  dli.workcomp@state.mn.us

  • Workers' compensation reporting requirements for fatalities and serious injuries:  651-284-5041


Apprenticeship questions?

Helps employers customize and develop their employee training to develop a highly skilled and diverse workforce.


Dual-training (PIPELINE Program) questions?

Helps employers develop industry-based, employer-driven, dual-training programs.


Workplace poster questions?

State-mandated posters available at no cost to employers. 


Youth Skills Training questions?

Development and implementation of experiential learning opportunities for students 16 and older.

  • Call:  651-284-5184 with questions about Youth Skills Training

  • Email:  yst.dli@state.mn.us


General questions?

  • Call:  651-284-5005 or 800-342-5354

  • Email:  dli.communications@state.mn.us

  • Contractor and business licenses, bonds and continuing education, call:  651-284-5034

  • Individual/personal licenses, registrations and certifications, call:  651-284-5031