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COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

See also LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Advances or draws against future earnings, defined as wages, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

Agreements of hire, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.55

Appeals, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.29

Apprentices, rulemaking, disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.28

Assessments, back wages, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Assignment, sale, or transfer

Employer, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.05

Garnishment, effect, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.041

Public employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.063

Rights of action, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.04

Time, effect, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.06

Unearned wages as security, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.07

Attorney fees, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.171

Audits and examinations, workers' compensation self-insurers, Minn. Statutes 2014 79A.03

Average monthly salary, defined, legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2014 3A.01

Average salary, definitions

Combined service benefits, Minn. Statutes 2014 356.302, 2014 356.303

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2014 352.01

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.01

State Patrol, retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2014 352B.011

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul, Minn. Statutes 2014 354A.011, 2014 354A.31

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2014 354.05

Average weekly wage, Minn. Statutes 2014 176.011

Avoiding or refusing to receive payment, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.15, 2014 181.171

Awards, information on racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.909

Back pay

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

Determination by Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Unemployment insurance, benefits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.085

Bailiffs, see Compensation and salaries under BAILIFFS

Benefits, see BENEFITS

Children, see Compensation and salaries under CHILD LABOR

Claims, insurance companies, liquidation claims, priority, Minn. Statutes 2014 60B.44

Collective bargaining, rights, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.35

Commercial bribery, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.86

Commissions, see COMMISSIONS (COMPENSATION)

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Compensation for injuries, see DAMAGES

Compensation

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2014 62B.08, 2014 176.011

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2014 317A.257

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Daily wage, Minn. Statutes 2014 176.011

Damages

Employers, liability, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.171

Payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Data, labor market analysis, Minn. Statutes 2014 116J.4011, 2014 136F.37

Deductions

Faulty workmanship, loss, theft, or damage, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.79

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.24

MinnesotaCare participants, premium payments, Minn. Statutes 2014 256L.15

Reimbursements, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.24

Default, discharged employees, rights, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.13

Deferred compensation, see DEFERRED COMPENSATION

Definitions

Average salary, definitions, see same under this topic

Compensation, see same under this topic

Equal pay for equal work, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.66

Job opportunity building zones, Minn. Statutes 2014 469.310

Judges retirement, Minn. Statutes 2014 490.121

Little Davis-Bacon Act, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.42

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.08

Salary, see same under this topic

Supplemental Aid Act, Minn. Statutes 2014 256D.35

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul, Minn. Statutes 2014 354A.011

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

Wages, see same under this topic

Warehouse law, Minn. Statutes 2014 231.01

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2014 270C.69

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2014 176.011

Disclosure

Child support, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2014 256.978

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.967

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.967

Nondisclosure requirements, prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.172

Payment options, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.255

Discrimination, unfair practices, Minn. Statutes 2014 363A.08

Earned income, compensation and salaries defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.08

Earnings statements

Compliance orders, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.032

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.171

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.032

Employee gainsharing system, Minn. Statutes 2014 16A.90

Employees, disciplinary action, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.967

Employment earnings

Offset to retirement plan annuities, Minn. Statutes 2014 352.115, 2014 354.44, 2014 354A.31

Offset to retirement plan disability benefits

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2014 352.113

MSRS correctional employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2014 352.95

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.656

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.33

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2014 352B.10

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul, Minn. Statutes 2014 354A.36

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2014 354.48

Equal pay for equal work, wage discrimination based on sex, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.66 to 2014 181.71

Evidence, faulty workmanship, loss, theft, or damage, deductions, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.79

Executions, levy on earnings, Minn. Statutes 2014 550.136, 2014 550.142

Federal jobs credit, salary expenses not allowed, corporations, subtractions from federal taxable income, Minn. Statutes 2014 290.01

Fines, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 177.30

Garnishment, see Compensation and salaries under GARNISHMENT

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.16

Gratuities (tips), see GRATUITIES (TIPS)

Holiday pay

Benefits or wage supplements, failure to pay, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.74

Minnesota family investment program, Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.46, 2014 256J.521

Prevailing wage, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.42

Public corporation employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 15A.086

State employees, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2014 43A.49

State lottery employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 15A.086

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035, 2014 268.085

Workers compensation, daily wage, Minn. Statutes 2014 176.011

Hourly basic rate, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.42, 2014 177.43

Income, compensation defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 65B.43

Indian employment credit, salary expenses not allowed, Minn. Statutes 2014 290.01

Injunctions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.171

Interest, payment violations, orders, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Investigations, payment, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Judicial officers, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.415

Jurisdiction, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.171

Labor market analysis, Minn. Statutes 2014 116J.4011, 2014 136F.37

Lawsuits

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.171

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 144.4196

Liens for wages, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 514.59 to 2014 514.61

Manual labor, action for wages, venue, Minn. Statutes 2014 542.08

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.14

Recovery of unpaid wages, Minn. Statutes 2014 541.07

Wage discrimination based on sex, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.67, 2014 181.68

Liability, employers, employees quitting or resigning, payment, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.14

Limits, local government employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 43A.17

Lost wages, mothers, due to medical necessity, paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2014 257.66

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, liens for wages, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 514.59 to 2014 514.61

Mediation, back wages, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

MFIP participants

Grant diversion participants, Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.69

Self-employed participants, Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.37

Minimum wage, see MINIMUM WAGE

Nondisclosure requirements, prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.172

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.171

Out-of-pocket expenses, reimbursements, MFIP, income exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2014 256J.21

Overtime, see OVERTIME

Parenting leave, see PREGNANCY AND PARENTING LEAVE

Pay equity, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Payment

Amount, deception, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.03

Complaints, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Consideration for securing employment, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.031

Discharged employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.11, 2014 181.13

Employees quitting or resigning, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.14

Failure to pay, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.101

Frequency of payment, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.10, 2014 181.101, 2014 181.11

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.101

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.101, 2014 181.171

Methods, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.255

Nonnegotiable instruments, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 181.02

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Partnerships, profit-sharing, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 323A.0202

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.255

Priority, distribution of employer assets, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.057

Receipts greater than amount, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.03

Severance, unemployment insurance, effect, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.085

Surviving spouses, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.58

Unemployment insurance taxes, priority, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.057

Weekly earnings, unemployment benefits, effect, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.085

Payroll checks, presumption of abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2014 345.39

Payroll deductions, see PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS

Payroll processing firms

Gambling, Minn. Statutes 2014 349.19

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

Payrolls

Income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2014 290.191

Inspection, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.23, 2014 177.255

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2014 79A.03

State contracts, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.43

Transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Trunk highway construction, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.44

Workers' compensation self-insurance, Minn. Statutes 2014 79A.04

Per diem, compensation, exclusion, nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2014 317A.257

Personnel records

Compensation and salary records defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.960

Subpoenas, county attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2014 388.23

Petit juries, see PETIT JURIES

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.41

Presumption of abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2014 345.39

Prevailing wage, see PREVAILING WAGE

Prisoners

Prison employment, see Employment under PRISONERS

Work release, see WORK RELEASE

Probation officers, Minn. Statutes 2014 244.19

Public libraries, see LIBRARY BOARDS

Records and record keeping

Back wages, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Retention, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.30

Submitting to Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.30, 2014 177.32

Reduction, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.24

Restrictions, local government employees, Minn. Statutes 2014 43A.17

Salary

Definitions

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2014 352.01

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.01

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.01

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul, Minn. Statutes 2014 354A.011

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2014 354.05

Fees defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.01

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

Wages defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 353.01

Severance pay, see SEVERANCE PAY

Sick pay, see SICK PAY

Specific occupations or offices, see under specific index headings

Standby pay, defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

State deferred compensation plan, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Statutes of limitations, recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2014 541.07

Subsidized jobs, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

Substantial adverse change, quitting, good reason caused by the employer, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.095

Suitable employment, determination, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

Survey data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2014 13.435

Surviving spouses, payment to, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.58

Taxable wages

Assessments, workforce development fund, Minn. Statutes 2014 116L.20

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

Tips, see GRATUITIES (TIPS)

Unauthorized compensation, receipt by public officials, Minn. Statutes 2014 609.45

Unclaimed compensation, see ABANDONED AND UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Violations and penalties

Deductions, faulty workmanship, loss, theft, or damage, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.79

Payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Records violations, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27, 2014 177.30

Wage deduction violations, enforcement orders, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.27

Wage discrimination based on sex, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.67, 2014 181.70

Wage supplements, failure to pay, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.74

Wage discrimination based on sex

Compromises not defense, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.68

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.66, 2014 181.71

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.66 to 2014 181.71

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.67, 2014 181.68

Violations and penalties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.67, 2014 181.70

Wage subsidies, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

Wage supplements, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.74

Wages

Definitions

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.66

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2014 177.23

Prompt payment law, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.13, 2014 181.14

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2014 355.01

Supplemental nursing services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2014 144A.74

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2014 268.035

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2014 270C.69

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, Minn. Statutes 2014 514.59

Prompt payment, Minn. Statutes 2014 181.13, 2014 181.14

Salary defined as, Minn. Statutes 2014 352.01

Weekly wage, Minn. Statutes 2014 176.011

Withholding (taxes), see WITHHOLDING (TAXES)

Women, equal pay certificates, Minn. Statutes 2014 13.552, 2014 363A.44

Workers' compensation, see WORKERS COMPENSATION