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Investigation recovers $44K for employees of electrical contractor that misclassified workers

DLI recovered $44,873.15 in back wages owed to five construction workers



Department of Labor and Industry announces 2022 Youth Skills Training grant recipients

DLI awards $1M in funding to 11 Youth Skills Training partners



New year, new minimum-wage rates as of Jan. 1, 2022

Rates are $10.33 an hour, $8.42 an hour beginning Jan. 1.



Editorial: Minnesota leads the way in offering paid break time for nursing, lactating employees to express milk at work

Employers in Minnesota will no longer be allowed to reduce an employee’s compensation for break times used to express milk at work.

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