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2004 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

See also LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Agreements of hire, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.55

Appeals, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.29

Assessments, back wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Assignment for benefit of creditors, order of preference of wage payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 577.08

Assignment, sale, or transfer

Employer, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.05

Garnishment, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.041

Public employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.063

Rights of action, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.04

Time, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.06

Unearned wages as security, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.07

Attorney fees, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Audits and examinations

Payroll processing firms, third-party bulk filers, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168

Workers' compensation self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.03

Average monthly salary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 3A.01

Average salary

Definitions

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 356.302, 2004 356.303

Elected state officers retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 352C.031

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.115

MSRS correctional employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.93

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.651

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.29

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 352B.01

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.44

Teachers retirement, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2004 354A.31

Average weekly wage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.011

Avoiding or refusing to receive payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.15, 2004 181.171

Awards, information on racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.909

Back pay

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.035

Determination by Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Unemployment insurance, benefits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.085

Bailiffs, see Compensation and salaries under BAILIFFS

Benefits, see BENEFITS

Biotechnology and health sciences industry zone payroll factor, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.330

Bonuses, see BONUSES

Children, see Compensation and salaries under CHILD LABOR

Claims, insurance companies

Liquidation claims, priority, Minn. Statutes 2004 60B.44

Collective bargaining, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.35

Commercial bribery, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.86

Commissions, see COMMISSIONS (COMPENSATION)

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Compensation for injuries, see DAMAGES

Compensation

Definitions

Alcohol and drug counselors, Minn. Statutes 2004 148C.01

Credit insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 62B.07, 2004 62B.08

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.257

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.011

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.257

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Covered salary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 354A.011

Daily wage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.011

Damages

Employers, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Deductions

Faulty workmanship, loss, theft, or damage, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.79

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.24

MFIP assistance units, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.37

MinnesotaCare participants, premium payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 256L.15

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.24

Default, discharged employees, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.13

Deferred compensation, see DEFERRED COMPENSATION

Definitions

Alcohol and drug counselors, Minn. Statutes 2004 148C.01

Average salary, see same under this topic

Compensation, see same under this topic

Employee Relations Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.17

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 3A.01

Little Davis-Bacon Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.42

Medicare supplement insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.436

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.08

Salary, see same under this topic

Supplemental Aid Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 256D.35

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.035

Wages, see same under this topic

Warehouse law, Minn. Statutes 2004 231.01

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2004 290.92

Work reporting system, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.998

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.011

Disclosure

Child support, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.978

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.967

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.967

Discrimination, unfair practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.08

Earned income, compensation and salaries defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.08

Earnings statements

Compliance orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.032

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.032

Earnings, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.998

Employees, disciplinary action, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.967

Employment earnings

Offset to retirement plan annuities, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.115, 2004 354.44, 2004 354A.31

Offset to retirement plan disability benefits

Local firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2004 353B.08

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 422A.18

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.113

MSRS correctional employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.95

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.656

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.33

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 352B.10

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.48

Teachers retirement, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2004 354A.36

Equal pay for equal work

Wage discrimination based on sex, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.66 to 2004 181.71

Evidence, faulty workmanship

Loss, theft, or damage, deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.79

Executions, levy on earnings, Minn. Statutes 2004 550.136, 2004 550.142

Family wage level, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.08

Federal jobs credit, salary expenses not allowed, corporations

Subtractions from federal taxable income, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.01

Final average compensation, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 490.121

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 177.30

Garnishment, see Compensation and salaries under GARNISHMENT

Gratuities (tips), see GRATUITIES (TIPS)

Higher Education Services Council, members, Minn. Statutes 2004 136A.011

Highly compensated employee, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.17

Hourly basic rate, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.42, 2004 177.43

Income, compensation defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.43

Indian employment credit

Salary expenses not allowed, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.01

Injunctions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Interest, payment violations, orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.16

Investigations, payment, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Job opportunity building zone payroll factor, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.310

Judicial officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 487.08, 2004 609.415

Jurisdiction, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Lawsuits

Back wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Compliance orders, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Earnings statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Employees, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Liens for wages, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.59 to 2004 514.61

Manual labor, action for wages, venue, Minn. Statutes 2004 542.08

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.14

Recovery of unpaid wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 541.07

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Wage discrimination based on sex, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.67, 2004 181.68

Liability, employers

Employees quitting or resigning, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.14

Limits, local government employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.17

Lost wages, mothers

Due to medical necessity, paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 257.66

Mechanics and material suppliers liens

Liens for wages, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.59 to 2004 514.61

Mediation, back wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

MFIP participants

Grant diversion participants, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.69

Self-employed participants, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.37

Minimum wage, see MINIMUM WAGE

Orders

Attorney fees, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Costs and disbursements, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Fair labor standards, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Faulty workmanship, loss, theft, or damage, deductions, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Lawsuits, costs, payment by employer, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Witness fees, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Out-of-pocket expenses

Reimbursements, MFIP, income exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.21

Overtime, see OVERTIME

Parenting leave, see PARENTING LEAVE

Pay equity, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Payment

Amount, deception, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.03

Business expenses allowed, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.37

Complaints, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Consideration for securing employment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.031

Discharged employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.11, 2004 181.13

Employees quitting or resigning, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.14

Failure to pay, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.101

Frequency of payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.10, 2004 181.101, 2004 181.11

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.101

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.101, 2004 181.171

Nonnegotiable instruments, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.02

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Partnerships, profit-sharing, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 323A.0202

Priority, distribution of employer assets, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.057

Receipts greater than amount, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.03

Severance, unemployment insurance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.085

Surviving spouses, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.58

Unemployment insurance taxes, priority, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.057

Weekly earnings, unemployment benefits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.085

Payroll checks, presumption of abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2004 345.39

Payroll deductions, see PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

Payroll processing firms

Accounts and accounting, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.19

Audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168

Fidelity bonds, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168

Gambling employee payrolls, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168

Registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168

Third-party bulk filers

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.168, 2004 349.19

Withholding (taxes), see Third-party bulk filers under WITHHOLDING (TAXES)

Payrolls

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.191

Inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.03

State contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.43

Transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Trunk highway construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.44

Workers' compensation self-insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 79A.04

Per diem, compensation

Exclusion, nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.257

Personnel records

Compensation and salary records defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.960

Subpoenas, county attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2004 388.23

Petit juries, see PETIT JURIES

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.41

Presumption of abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2004 345.39

Prevailing wage, see PREVAILING WAGE

Prisoners

Prison employment, see Employment under PRISONERS

Work release, see WORK RELEASE

Probation officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 244.19, 2004 488A.04

Public libraries, see LIBRARY BOARDS

Rate, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.66

Records and record keeping

Back wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Retention, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.30

Submitting to Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.30, 2004 177.32

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.24

Restrictions, local government employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.17

Rulemaking about

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.29

Apprentices, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.28

Salary base, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 353B.02

Salary

Definitions

Employee Relations Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.17

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 3A.01

Local relief association benefit plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 353B.02

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.01

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 354.05

Teachers retirement, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2004 354A.011

Fees defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01

Offset to retirement plan annuities or disability benefits, see Employment earnings under this topic

Per diem defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 3A.01

Wages defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.01

Severance pay, see SEVERANCE PAY

Sick pay, see SICK PAY

Specific occupations or offices, see under specific index headings

State deferred compensation plan, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Statutes of limitations

Recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 541.07

Subsidized jobs, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

Substantial adverse change

Quitting, good reason caused by the employer, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.095

Suitable employment

Determination, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.095

Survey data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.435

Surviving spouses, payment to, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.58

Taxable wages

Assessments, workforce development fund, Minn. Statutes 2004 116L.20

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.035

Tips, see GRATUITIES (TIPS)

Unauthorized compensation

Receipt by public officials, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.45

Unclaimed compensation, see ABANDONED AND UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Unpaid wages, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.66

Violations and penalties

Deductions, faulty workmanship, loss, theft, or damage, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.79

Payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.101

Records violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 177.30

Wage deduction violations, enforcement orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Wage discrimination based on sex, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.67, 2004 181.70

Wage supplements, failure to pay, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.74

Wage credits, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.035

Wage discrimination based on sex

Compromises not defense, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.68

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.66, 2004 181.71

Exemplary damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.68

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.66 to 2004 181.71

Lawsuits, employees, protection, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.67

Parties, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.68

Rights of action, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.68

Violations and penalties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.67, 2004 181.70

Wage subsidies, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

Wage supplements, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.74

Wages

Definitions

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.66

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.23

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.59

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2004 355.01

Supplemental nursing services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 144A.74

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.035

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2004 290.92

Salary defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 352.01

Wages paid, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.035

Weekly wage, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.011

Withholding (taxes), see WITHHOLDING (TAXES)

Workers' compensation, see WORKERS COMPENSATION