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Minnesota Construction Industry Conference: Residential construction

Residential construction workshops


*Residential construction workshops are eligible for continuing education credit. A total of four credits are available.

DLI - Contractor Licensing 101*
This session will provide an overview of the state licensing, bonding and registration requirements for residential construction and improvement contractors, subcontractors and their employees.
Presenter: Charlie Durenberger, DLI

DLI - Minnesota Contractor Recovery Fund: What it is and How it Works*
This workshop will provide an overview of the Contractor Recovery Fund and how it works. A state agency expert will cover the laws that govern the fund, who is eligible, how to apply and the claims payment process.
Presenter: Kelly Cooper, DLI

DEED and DLI - Myths and Facts About Independent Contractors*
This workshop will explore misclassification of workers as independent contractors in the construction industry. Panelists will discuss best practices and red flags related to unemployment, wage and hour, workers compensation and contractor registration. Moderated by Remi Stone, Builders Association of Minnesota. Panelists include:

  • Charlie Durenberger, DLI
  • Craig Gustafson, DEED
  • Kyle Makarios, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Pam Petron, Gopher State Contractors

DLI - Exploring Enforcement*
Contractors will have an opportunity to discuss DLI’s goals and processes relating to investigations and enforcement activity. This session is intended to be a dialogue between DLI’s enforcement director and industry professionals.
Presenter: Charlie Durenberger, DLI