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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.



DLI recovers more than $334K in back wages for construction workers

Workers were not paid the correct prevailing wage or overtime wages.



State's fatal work-injuries decreased in 2020

A total of 67 fatal work-injuries were recorded in Minnesota in 2020 during the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), a decrease from the 80 fatal work-injuries in 2019.

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