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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Able to work, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Accidents, see Drug and alcohol testing under this topic

Actively seeking suitable employment, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Adverse working conditions, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.095

Advertising, unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.08

Affirmative action, see AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

Aggravated employment misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.095

Agreements, see LABOR AGREEMENTS

American employers, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Apprentices, see APPRENTICES

Apprenticeships, see APPRENTICESHIPS

Arbitration, see ARBITRATION

Area labor-management committees, grants, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.81 to 2005 179.85

Assessments, back wages and gratuities, hearing costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Attorney fees

Employee assistance services violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.4196

Salespersons, commissions, prompt payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.145

Available for suitable employment, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Background checks, costs, payment by employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.645

Benefits, see BENEFITS

Blacklisting, see under CRIMES

Boycotts, see BOYCOTTS

Breaks

Meal breaks, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.254, 2005 245B.02

Work breaks, see under HOURS OF WORK

Building trade employees, see BUILDING TRADE EMPLOYEES

Child labor, see CHILD LABOR

Civil service, see CIVIL SERVICE

Clinics, workplace on-site clinics

Small employer health benefit plans, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 62L.02

Collective bargaining, see COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Commodity, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.04

Community investment programs, see COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMS

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Compensation and salaries, see COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Complaints, adverse working conditions

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.095

Contested cases

Compensation and salary compliance orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Unfair discriminatory practices, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.29

Contracts and agreements

Unlawful acts, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.09

Covered employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035, 2005 268.044

Damages

Employee assistance services, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Data collection, adult basic education, Minn. Statutes 2005 124D.52

Data, classification

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 181.954

Data

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.255

Postsecondary students, employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 136A.08

Date of hiring, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Definitions

Child Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 181A.03

Community Emergency Response Hazardous Substances Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.092

Comparable worth, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.66

County emergency jobs program, Minn. Statutes 2005 375.552

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950

Employment, wages, hours, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.171

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.60

Health care purchasing alliances, Minn. Statutes 2005 62T.01

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.03

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 182A.03

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.85

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.49

Notice of termination, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.931

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2005 182.651

Private detectives, Minn. Statutes 2005 326.32

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.03

Rural job creation grants, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.309

Small employer insurance reform, Minn. Statutes 2005 62L.02

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2005 355.01

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035, 2005 268.085

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2005 290.92

Workers compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.52

Demotions, see DEMOTIONS

Disabled persons

Reasonable accommodation, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.08

Rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 256C.01

Discharge (employees), see DISCHARGE (EMPLOYEES)

Disclosure

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 181.953, 2005 181.954

Earnings disclosure form, executions, Minn. Statutes 2005 550.136

Employee assistance records, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Personnel records, peace officer applicants, Minn. Statutes 2005 626.87

Reports to Labor and Industry Department, identity of reporting person, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 175.24, 2005 175.27

Wage payment options, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.255

Discrimination, see Unfair discriminatory practices under this topic

Dislocated workers, see under UNEMPLOYED PERSONS

Drug and alcohol testing

Collective bargaining, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.955

Confirmatory tests and retests, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.953, 2005 221.86

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 181.954

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 181.953, 2005 181.954, 2005 221.86

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.953, 2005 181.957, 2005 221.86

Employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.951 to 2005 181.953, 2005 221.86

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 221.031, 2005 221.605

Federal preemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.957

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950, 2005 181.951, 2005 181.953

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.956

Job applicants, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.951, 2005 181.953, 2005 181.957

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.956

Motor carrier drivers, Minn. Statutes 2005 221.031

Policies, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.951, 2005 181.952

Positive test results, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 181.950, 2005 181.953, 2005 181.954

Safeguards, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.953, 2005 181.954

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Employ, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.23

Employee assistance services

Employee assistance providers, records, access, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Employee assistance records, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Suicide prevention, Minn. Statutes 2005 145.56

Employee group insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 60A.02

Employees

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.30, 2005 256.998

Agreement of hire, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.55 to 2005 181.57

Back wages or gratuities, right of action, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Background check crimes, Minn. Statutes 2005 299C.66 to 2005 299C.71

Background checks, costs, payment by employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.645

Birth dates, work reporting system reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Bone marrow donation leave, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.945

Building trade employees, see BUILDING TRADE EMPLOYEES

Charitable contributions, reprisals for failure to contribute, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.937

Chemically dependent persons, unemployment insurance, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.095

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 268.095

Consent, corporations or trustees providing, insurable interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 61A.074

Contracts, payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.06

Copies to, withholding statements (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2005 289A.09

Crime victims, employer obligations to, Minn. Statutes 2005 611A.036

Deaths, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.58, 2005 181.80, 2005 182.666

Debts, levy on wages, Minn. Statutes 2005 550.136, 2005 550.142

Definitions

Attorney's summary executions, Minn. Statutes 2005 551.06

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2005 336.3-405

Community Emergency Response Hazardous Substances Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.092

Comprehensive Health Insurance Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 62E.02

Dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.581

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950

Employee retirement contribution pick up, Minn. Statutes 2005 356.62

Employment law, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.960

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.66

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.23

Firefighters, previous employment investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.036

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.03

Labor Relations Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.01

Labor Union Democracy Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.18

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 422A.01

Notice of termination, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.931

Occupational Safety and Health Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 182.651

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.940, 2005 181.942

Public institutions, Minn. Statutes 2005 246.71

Residential Mortgage Originator and Servicer Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 58.02

Restraint of trade, Minn. Statutes 2005 325D.50

Retirement plans, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.581

Small Employer Health Benefit Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 62L.02

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2005 355.01

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035, 2005 268.085

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2005 290.92

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Disabled employees

License plates, see Handicapped license plates under LICENSE PLATES

Medical assistance, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.057

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.20

Displacement by unpaid workers, Minn. Statutes 2005 85.045, 2005 124D.48, 2005 242.39

Domestic abuse, time off to pursue relief, Minn. Statutes 2005 518B.01

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Eligible employees, see SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS

Employees under age 20, minimum wage, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.24

Employer provided transportation, drivers, Minn. Statutes 2005 221.031

Employment data, sharing, workers' compensation self-insurance purposes, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.181

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Examinations, costs, payment by employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.645

Farm laborers, see FARM LABORERS

Financial interest, Medicaid expenditure contracts, acts affecting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0914

Garnishment of wages, retaliation prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2005 571.74, 2005 571.927

Genetic testing in employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Genetic tests and testing, see same under this topic

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2005 115B.03

Health and accident insurance, Minnesota employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.317

Health provider cooperatives, see Provider cooperatives under HEALTH CARE COOPERATIVES

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.970

Interference with, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.60

Inventions, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.78

Isolation or quarantine, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.4196

Job applicants, see same under this topic

Kari Koskinen Manager Background Check Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 299C.66 to 2005 299C.71

Lawful consumable products, use during nonworking hours, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.938

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Leaves of absence, see LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.081, 2005 115B.03

Life insurance, corporations or trustees providing, insurable interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 61A.074

Long-term care insurance, see LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

Medical examinations, see same under this topic

MFIP participants, real property limitations, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.20

Mining employees, see Employees under MINING

Names, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.30, 2005 256.998

Nonresident employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 169.72, 2005 290.92

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.942, 2005 202A.135, 2005 202A.19, 2005 204B.195

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.976, 2005 181.81, 2005 181.93, 2005 181.952

Nursing mothers, work breaks, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.939

Occupational safety and health, see Employees under OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

Payments by, background check, testing, or training costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.645

Payments to, compensation and salary violations, damages, back pay, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.255

Personnel records, see PERSONNEL RECORDS

Personnel records, review by employee, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.961

Postsecondary students, Minn. Statutes 2005 136A.08

Public, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public defense costs, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2005 611.20

Public officials, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.10

Rapid response program, see Plant closings under INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES

Receipt of stolen property, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.526, 2005 609.53

Reports about, industrial closings, layoffs, or relocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.976

Representation, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.37, 2005 124D.49

Retired employees, see same under this topic

Sales to, Minn. Statutes 2005 325D.14, 2005 325D.16

School conferences and events, leave for, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.9412, 2005 181.942

Seasonal employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.23, 2005 268.044

Service of process on, paternity proceedings or support enforcement actions, Minn. Statutes 2005 543.20

Services performed for employers, sales and use taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 297A.61

Shared work benefit plan, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.047, 2005 268.135

Social Security numbers, work reporting system reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Statement of earnings, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 181.032, 2005 181.171

Tax return, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 270B.06

Tax return data, state agencies, information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2005 270B.14

Transportation, providing, Minn. Statutes 2005 221.031

Unemployment insurance, see Employees under UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Union membership, interference, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.60

Victims of crime, time off to testify, Minn. Statutes 2005 611A.036

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.04, 2005 211B.07

Wages, see COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Withholding (taxes)

Certificates or affidavits, violations, monetary penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 289A.60

False information provided by, Minn. Statutes 2005 289A.63

Workers' compensation, see Employees under WORKERS COMPENSATION

Employer-subsidized health coverage, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Employers

Access, employee tax returns, investigative data, Minn. Statutes 2005 270B.06

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998, 2005 268.19

Administration, see under MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (MFIP)

Agreement of hire, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.55 to 2005 181.57

Apprenticeship agreements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 178.08

Approvals by, drivers' license applications, underage employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.04, 2005 171.05, 2005 171.055

Assessments, back wages and gratuities, hearing costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Background checks, information provided for, liability, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.036, 2005 604A.31

Burden of proof, disabled persons, unfair discriminatory practices, defense, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.25

Certificates and certification, underage employee drivers, supervision, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.04, 2005 171.055

Certifying to, election judges, compensation and hours, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.195

Child labor, see Employers under CHILD LABOR

Child support, medical insurance coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 518.171, 2005 518.615

Collaboration, Minn. Statutes 2005 124D.46, 2005 124D.47, 2005 145.56, 2005 268A.15

Comprehensive health insurance plans, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Consumer reports for employment purposes, disclosures, Minn. Statutes 2005 13C.02, 2005 13C.03

Contracts, payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.06

Copies, withholding (taxes), federal notice of deposit status, Minn. Statutes 2005 289A.20

Corporate political contributions, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.15

Crime victims who are employees, obligations to, Minn. Statutes 2005 611A.036

Data, public assistance liens, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.015

Definitions

Attorney's summary executions, Minn. Statutes 2005 551.06

Bone marrow donation leave, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.945

Community Emergency Response Hazardous Substances Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.092

Comprehensive Health Insurance Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 62E.02

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950

Employment, wages, hours, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.171

Employment agencies, Minn. Statutes 2005 184.21

Employment law, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.960

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.66

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.23

Firefighters, previous employment investigations, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.036

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.60

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.03

Labor Relations Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.01

Labor Union Democracy Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.18

Migrant labor, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.85

Notice of termination, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.931

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2005 182.651

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.940, 2005 181.945

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2005 290.92

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011, 2005 176.183

Workers' compensation self-insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.181

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 550.136, 2005 626.87

Disparate impact cases, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.28

Driver training schools for employees, license exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.39

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Earnings statements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.03

Employee assistance services, Minn. Statutes 2005 145.56, 2005 181.980

Employee transportation, providing, Minn. Statutes 2005 221.031

Employees' breast milk expressing rooms, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.939

Employer-sponsored long-term care insurance, Board on Aging, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.975

Employment reference disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Enterprise zones, credits and incentives, income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.171

Farms as small businesses, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.092

Federal employer identification numbers, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.115

Fees

Search firms, Minn. Statutes 2005 184.22

Fees, personnel records, copies supplied to employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.961

Genetic testing in employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Genetic tests and testing, see same under this topic

Grant diversion program, duties, local service providers, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.871

Grants to, job vacancies, first source agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.66

Health care purchasing alliances, see HEALTH CARE PURCHASING ALLIANCES

Health maintenance organizations, list of covered employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 62E.16

Hold harmless clauses, breast milk expressing rooms, reasonable effort, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.939

Housing contributions, matching grants, Minn. Statutes 2005 462A.2092, 2005 462A.21

Identity and identification, verification, drivers' license applications of minor employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 171.04

Immunity from liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.036, 2005 626.87

Indemnification of employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.970

Indemnity, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Industry code, unemployment insurance data, access, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.19

Information received, health plan companies and health care providers, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2005 62J.72

Jurors, acts against, criminal contempt, Minn. Statutes 2005 593.50

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Liability

Back wages and gratuities, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 177.32, 2005 181.14, 2005 181.171

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2005 115B.03

Mining accidents, Minn. Statutes 2005 180.04

Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association, employees', preexisting conditions, costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 62E.19

Occupational injuries and illnesses, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Reimbursement for public defense, Minn. Statutes 2005 611.20

Workers' compensation insurance, deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.081

Loans to, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.06, 2005 116L.66

Long-term care insurance, see LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

Market, defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.52

Mediation, wage determination, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Minimum wage compliance orders, objections, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Minnesota employees insurance program, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Minnesota youth program, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.56, 2005 116L.561

Misrepresenting nature of employment relationship, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.722

Motor carriers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 221.031

Multiple employer trusts, Minn. Statutes 2005 60A.02

Names, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.032, 2005 256.998, 2005 268.19

New employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 338.02

Notice given

Bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.93

Compensation and salary compliance orders, objections, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Disclosure of medical records, adverse effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.20

Drug and alcohol testing policies, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.952

Employees, injury or death, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.80

Industrial facilities, closings, layoffs, or relocation, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.976

Inventions, limitation of assignment or offer, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.78

Mandatory retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.81

Notice received

Assignment of wages, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.04

Children, wages claimed by parents or guardians, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.01

Election judges, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2005 204B.195

Political party activities, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2005 202A.135, 2005 202A.19

Work reporting system, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Workers' compensation, claim settlements, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.522

Occupational safety and health, see Employers under OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

On-the-job training, see under JOB TRAINING

Parties to lawsuits, employer organizations, Minn. Statutes 2005 540.151

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.081, 2005 176.081, 2005 177.24, 2005 177.27, 2005 289A.20

Payments to

Job subsidies, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

MFIP, grant diversions, on-the-job training, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.66, 2005 256J.69

Payroll cards and payroll card accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.255

Permanent replacement offer during strike or lockout, unfair labor practice, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.12

Personnel records, see PERSONNEL RECORDS

Piece workers, exclusion, workers' compensation law, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205

Policies, pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2005 624.714

Policyholders, workers' compensation insurance, see Policyholders under WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

Proprietary employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 326.32

Public assistance liens, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.015

Public defense, persons represented by, payments for defense, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2005 611.20

Qualified employers, see Provider cooperatives under HEALTH CARE COOPERATIVES

Rapid response program, see Plant closings under INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES

Records and record keeping, see same under this topic

Reports given

Disclosure, identity of reporting person, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 175.24, 2005 175.27

Employees, hiring, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.24

Workers' compensation, injury or death, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.081

Reprisals, unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.15

Requests by, work reporting system, contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Retaliation against employees

Child support enforcement service of process, Minn. Statutes 2005 543.20

Domestic abuse victims, Minn. Statutes 2005 518B.01, 2005 609.748

Victims of crime, time off to testify, Minn. Statutes 2005 611A.036

Rural job creation grants, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.309

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 611.20

Shared work benefit plan, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.047, 2005 268.135

Small employers, see same under this topic

Special assessments, workforce development fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 116L.20

Special family day care homes, license holders, Minn. Statutes 2005 245A.14

Staffing services employers, see under EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

State agency records, supplying for workers' compensation insurance purposes, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.186

Statements by, records, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Strikes or boycotts during certification of collective bargaining representatives, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.28

Tax information numbers, work reporting system reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Tax return data, state agencies, information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2005 270B.14

Technical assistance, employer-sponsored long-term care insurance, Board on Aging, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.975

Truants, employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 120A.34

Unemployment insurance, see Employers under UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Unfair discriminatory practices, see same under this topic

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Isolated or quarantined persons, actions against, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.4196

Time off, retaliation, victims of crime, Minn. Statutes 2005 518B.01, 2005 609.748, 2005 611A.036

Voting, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.04, 2005 204C.15

Withholding (taxes), see Employers under WITHHOLDING (TAXES)

Workers' compensation, see Employers under WORKERS COMPENSATION

Workers' compensation self-insurance, see WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF-INSURANCE

Workers' compensation self-insurance groups, Minn. Statutes 2005 79A.19 to 2005 79A.32

Youth apprenticeship program, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 124D.47

Employment agencies, see EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

Employment and training services, see under JOB TRAINING

Employment plans, Minn. Statutes 2005 119B.011

Employment references, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Employment, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 181A.03, 2005 268.035, 2005 355.01

Equipment and supplies

Costs, deduction from gratuities or wages, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.24

Equivalent full-time employees, see Employees under this topic

Extended employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2005 268A.01 to 2005 268A.15

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.21 to 2005 177.35

False statements, inducement to enter, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.64, 2005 181.65

Federal employer identification numbers

Certificates of real estate value, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.115

Fines

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 177.30, 2005 177.32

Employee deaths, Minn. Statutes 2005 182.666

Employers, truants, employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 120A.34

Fair labor standards, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 177.30, 2005 177.31

Work reporting system, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Forced labor or services, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.281

General assistance recipients, see Recipients under GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Genetic tests and testing, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Grievances, see GRIEVANCES (EMPLOYMENT)

Hiring

Agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.55 to 2005 181.57

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Offers of employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.02, 2005 268.085

Hours of work, see HOURS OF WORK

Indictments, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.05

Injunctions

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.956

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.03

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Labor disputes, see same under this topic

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.03, 2005 185.10, 2005 185.11

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.09

Temporary, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.02, 2005 185.13

Inspections

Payroll and business records, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.181

Safety inspections, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.54

Jail inmates, see Inmates under JAILS

Job applicants

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Notice received, bankruptcy of employer, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.93

Strike participation, statements precedent to employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.53

Job creation, see JOB CREATION

Job sharing, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.421

Job Skills Partnership, see JOB SKILLS PARTNERSHIP

Job training, see JOB TRAINING

Labor agreements, see LABOR AGREEMENTS

Labor disputes

Contempts, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.16, 2005 185.17

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.01, 2005 179.35, 2005 185.18

Emergency management organizations, Minn. Statutes 2005 12.44

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.19

Injunctions or restraining orders

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.03, 2005 185.06, 2005 185.20

Findings of fact, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.14

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.02, 2005 185.13

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.07

Limitations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.02 to 2005 185.04, 2005 185.10, 2005 185.11, 2005 185.13

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.02

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.08, 2005 185.09

Public employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 13B.05, 2005 179A.13, 2005 179A.24

Temporary injunctions, certification for appeal, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.13, 2005 185.15

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.20

When not issued, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.10, 2005 185.11

Liability, individual acts, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.12

Mediation Services Bureau, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.06

Motor vehicles, labor dispute sites, violations at, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.121

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.08, 2005 185.09

Protective agents, services during, Minn. Statutes 2005 326.3384

Public interest labor disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.07, 2005 179.08

Security guards, services during, Minn. Statutes 2005 326.3384

Unemployment insurance, disqualification, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Unfair labor practices, see UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

Vacancies due to, suitable employment, exclusions, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Violations, generally, loss of rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.15

Labor Interpretive Center, see under INTERPRETIVE CENTERS

Labor organizations, see UNIONS

Labor referees, see MEDIATION SERVICES BUREAU

Labor Relations Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.01 to 2005 179.17

Labor relations information, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.37

Labor surplus areas

Businesses, state contracts, preferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 16C.16

Labor-management councils, Minnesota area industry labor management councils, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.27

Large employers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 62Q.18

Employee health insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 62Q.18

Health and accident insurance, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Health plan companies, nonrenewal of coverage, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 62Q.185

Minimum wage, see MINIMUM WAGE

Lawsuits

Actions for services, double costs awarded, Minn. Statutes 2005 549.03

Disparate impact cases, employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.28

Drug and alcohol testing, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.956

Employees

Charitable contributions, reprisals for failure to make, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.937

Employee assistance services, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Group life insurance plans, retaliation for nonparticipants, Minn. Statutes 2005 61A.091

Inducements to enter employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.65

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.4196

Migrant workers, lawsuits against employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.89, 2005 181.91

Wages, actions to recover, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 541.07

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.29, 2005 181.938

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2005 541.07, 2005 542.08

Wages, claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.101

Layoffs, see LAYOFFS

Leased employees, unemployment insurance, wage detail reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.046

Leaves of absence, see LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Lessors of employees

Unemployment insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.046

Workers' compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.255

Liability

Employees, see same under this topic

Employers, see same under this topic

Labor disputes, individual acts, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.12

Lie detector tests, use, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.79, 2005 181.75, 2005 181.76

Lockouts, see LOCKOUTS

Long-term employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2005 268A.01 to 2005 268A.15

Manual labor

Laborers, see LABORERS

Recovery of wages, place of trial, venue, Minn. Statutes 2005 542.08

Matching programs, government data, Minn. Statutes 2005 13B.01 to 2005 13B.05

Mediation Services Bureau, see MEDIATION SERVICES BUREAU

Mediation, wage determination, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Medical examinations

Costs paid by employee, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.61, 2005 181.62

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.20

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.08, 2005 363A.20

Mentally retarded persons

Community-based employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 252.451

Migrant workers, see MIGRANT WORKERS

Mutual employers' liability insurance associations, see under LIABILITY INSURANCE

New employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 338.02

Noncovered employment, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Occupational diseases, see OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES AND ILLNESSES

Occupational safety and health, see OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

Offers of employment

Avoidance or refusal without good cause, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

General assistance applicants, residence verification, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.02

Orders

Payment by employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Tuberculosis carriers, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.4806

Overtime, see OVERTIME

Part-time work, see PART TIME WORK

Payroll deductions, see PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

Payrolls, see under COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Pensions, see RETIREMENT PLANS

Personnel records, see PERSONNEL RECORDS

Physical examinations, see Medical examinations under this topic

Policies, pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2005 624.714

Policy of state

Discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 185.08, 2005 185.09

Position, office or employment contract

Forfeiture, racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.902, 2005 609.903, 2005 609.905

Posting (notices), mandatory retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.81

Preemployment tests

Unfair discriminatory practices, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.20

Prisoners

Prison employment, see Employment under PRISONERS

Work release, see WORK RELEASE

Private employers

Disclosure, employment references, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Probationary employees, see PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES

Public employees, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public employers, definitions

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Public interest labor disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.07, 2005 179.08

Punitive damages

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.974

Qualifying new job, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 469.309

Quitting, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085, 2005 268.095

Records and record keeping

Child support enforcement, access, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.978

Employee assistance records, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.88

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.255

Retention, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.30

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2005 388.051

Wage records, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.30, 2005 177.32

Recreational programs

Injuries, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Rehabilitation

Extended employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2005 268A.01 to 2005 268A.15

Vocational, see VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Representation, see under UNIONS

Resignation, see RESIGNATION

Retired employees, small employer health benefit plans, see SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS

Retirement plans, see RETIREMENT PLANS

Retirement

Mandatory retirement age, see under AGE

Public employees, see specific retirement plans

Safety inspections, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.181, 2005 181.54

Safety-sensitive positions

Random drug testing, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.950, 2005 181.951

Salaries, see COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Seasonal employees

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.37

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.23

Health care purchasing alliances, Minn. Statutes 2005 62T.02

Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Suitable employment, determination, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Unemployment insurance, wage detail reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.044

Self-employment, see SELF-EMPLOYMENT

Senior citizens programs

Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Seniority, see SENIORITY

Sexual harassment, see under HARASSMENT

Small employers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 62L.02

Minimum wage, see MINIMUM WAGE

Small businesses, see SMALL BUSINESSES

Small employer health benefit plans, see SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS

Smoking prevention, Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.392

State employees, see STATE EMPLOYEES

State legislators, see Employment outside legislature under LEGISLATURE

Strikes, see STRIKES

Subpoenas, wage and employment records, Minn. Statutes 2005 388.051

Subsidized employment, defined as work activity, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.49

Suitable employment

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035, 2005 268.115

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Summer youth employment, see SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Supervisors, see SUPERVISORS

Supported employment, see SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

Suspension

Exceeding thirty days, considered discharge, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Unemployment insurance, eligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.095

Temporary employment, see TEMPORARY WORK

Tenure, see TENURE

Termination of employment, see DISCHARGE (EMPLOYEES)

Underemployed persons, see UNDEREMPLOYED PERSONS

Unemployment relief programs, Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Unemployment

Unemployed persons, see UNEMPLOYED PERSONS

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Unemployment insurance taxes, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TAXES

Unfair discriminatory practices

Contested cases, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.29

Disparate impact cases, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.28

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.08

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Reprisals, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.15

Unfair labor practices, see UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

Unions, see UNIONS

Vacation shutdowns, unemployment resulting from, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Verification, MFIP applicants or participants, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.30

Veterans

Hire a Veteran Month, Minn. Statutes 2005 10.565

Violations and penalties

Compensation and salaries, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.30

Delinquent tax withholding, discharge for, Minn. Statutes 2005 270C.69

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.953, 2005 181.956

Employee assistance services violations, lawsuits, damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.980

Employees

Employment references, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.967

Receiving bribes, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.86

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 120A.34, 2005 179.60, 2005 181.171

Retaliation, Minn. Statutes 2005 518A.01, 2005 609.748

Search firms, fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 184.22

Fair labor standards, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.30, 2005 177.31, 2005 177.32

Interference with employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.52

Job applicants, statements precedent to employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.53

Labor disputes, generally, loss of rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 179.15

Local ordinances, Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.26

Medical examinations, costs paid by employee, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.61, 2005 181.62

Offering bribes, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.86

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.255

Political party activities, preventing employees' participation, Minn. Statutes 2005 202A.135

Public officials, leaves of absence, retaliation against, Minn. Statutes 2005 211B.10, 2005 211B.19

Records violations, wage records, Minn. Statutes 2005 177.27, 2005 177.30, 2005 177.32

Time off to vote, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.04

Voting assistance to employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 204C.15

Vocational rehabilitation, see VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Volunteer employment

Unemployment insurance, eligibility, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.085

Wage subsidies, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

Withholding, see WITHHOLDING (TAXES)

Women, see Employment under WOMEN

Work areas

Hazardous substances, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.092

Tuberculosis carriers, exclusion, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.4806

Work breaks, see under HOURS OF WORK

Work experience programs, Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Work pools, light-duty, employers, formation

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.108

Work release, see WORK RELEASE

Work reporting system, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.998

Work site wellness programs, Minn. Statutes 2005 62J.04

Work-study programs

Hiring restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 136A.233

Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Workers' compensation self-insurance, see WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF-INSURANCE

Workers, see Employees under this topic

Workforce Development Council, see WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

Workplaces

Adult basic education programs, see under ADULT EDUCATION

Hazardous substances, Minn. Statutes 2005 299F.092

Smoking, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.392

Worksites, see Workplaces under this topic

Youth employment, see YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Youth programs, Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01