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Long-term downward trend continues in number of workers’ compensation claims, insurance cost, 2020

The number of paid workers' compensation claims fell 51% relative to the number of full-time-equivalent (FTE) employees from 1998 to 2018.



Minimum-wage rate adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 1, 2021

Minnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation on Jan. 1, 2021, to $10.08 an hour for large employers and $8.21 an hour for other state minimum wages.



Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry secures nearly $315K in back wages for workers in Digi-Key project

DLI secured nearly $315,000 in total back-wages owed to 70 construction workers



Ninth round of Dual-Training Pipeline Grants Awarded

Employers to receive more than $2.7 million in state grants

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