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Minimum wage increases Jan. 1, 2022

Minnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation Jan. 1, 2022, to $10.33 an hour for large employers and $8.42 an hour for other state minimum wages.



Workplace protections to be expanded for expectant, new parents

A new law expands provisions of the Women's Economic Security Act.



Tips for employers hiring teens

DLI wants to remind employers about laws regarding employing young workers.



Minnesota part of national enforcement effort to uncover unlicensed contractor activity

DLI's Construction Codes and Licensing Division's Enforcement unit searched online platforms for unlicensed residential building contractors offering services for which licensure is required.

For information about news releases, contact Communications Director James Honerman at or 651-284-5313.


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