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2012 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

"Off-the-books" employment, building trades, study, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.723

Accidents, see Drug and alcohol testing under this topic

Actively seeking suitable employment, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Adverse working conditions, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.095

Advertising, unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.08

Affirmative action, see AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

Aggravated employment misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.095

Agreements, see LABOR AGREEMENTS

American employers, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Apprentices, see APPRENTICES

Apprenticeships, see APPRENTICESHIPS

Arbitration, see ARBITRATION

Area labor-management committees, grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.81 to 2012 179.85

Assessments, back wages and gratuities, hearing costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Attorney fees

Employee assistance services violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4196

Salespersons, commissions, prompt payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.145

Available for suitable employment, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Background checks

Costs, payment by employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.645

Evidence, civil actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.981

Benefits, see BENEFITS

Blacklisting, see under CRIMES

Boycotts, see BOYCOTTS

Breaks

Meal breaks, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.254, 2012 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 2012 62L.02

Collective bargaining, see COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Commodity, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 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 2012 268.095

Contested cases

Compensation and salary compliance orders, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Unfair discriminatory practices, orders, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.29

Contracts and agreements, unlawful acts, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.09

Covered employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035, 2012 268.044

Damages

Employee assistance services, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Data

Adult basic education, Minn. Statutes 2012 124D.52

Classification, drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 181.954

Employee suggestion data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.43

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.255

Date of hiring, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Definitions

Child Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 181A.03

Child support, Minn. Statutes 2012 518A.32

Community Emergency Response Hazardous Substances Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.092

Comparable worth, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.66

County emergency jobs program, Minn. Statutes 2012 375.552

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.950

Employment, wages, hours, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.171

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.60

Health care purchasing alliances, Minn. Statutes 2012 62T.01

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.03

Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional Title Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 182A.03

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.85

Minnesota family investment program (MFIP), Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.49

Notice of termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.931

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.651

Private detectives, Minn. Statutes 2012 326.32

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 290A.03

Small employer insurance reform, Minn. Statutes 2012 62L.02

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2012 355.01

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035, 2012 268.085

Workers compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.52

Demotions, see DEMOTIONS

Developmentally disabled persons, community-based employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 252.451

Disabled persons

Reasonable accommodation, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.08

Rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 256C.01

Veterans preference, private employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 197.4551

Discharge (employees), see DISCHARGE (EMPLOYEES)

Disclosure

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 181.953, 2012 181.954

Earnings disclosure form, executions, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.136

Employee assistance records, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Personnel records, peace officer applicants, Minn. Statutes 2012 626.87

Reports to Labor and Industry Department, identity of reporting person, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 175.24, 2012 175.27

Wage payment options, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.255

Discrimination

Generally, see Discrimination against employees under DISCRIMINATION

Unfair practices, see Unfair discriminatory practices under this topic

Dislocated workers, see under UNEMPLOYED PERSONS

Drug and alcohol testing

Collective bargaining, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.955

Confirmatory tests and retests, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.953, 2012 221.86

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 181.954

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 181.953, 2012 181.954, 2012 221.86

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.02, 2012 181.953, 2012 181.957, 2012 221.86

Employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.951 to 2012 181.953, 2012 221.86

Exemptions, motor carriers, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031, 2012 221.605

Federal preemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.957

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.950, 2012 181.951, 2012 181.953

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.956

Job applicants, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.951, 2012 181.953, 2012 181.957

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.956

Motor carrier drivers, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031, 2012 221.605

Policies, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.951, 2012 181.952

Positive test results, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 181.950, 2012 181.953, 2012 181.954

Professional athletes, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.951, 2012 181.955

Safeguards, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.953, 2012 181.954

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

E-Verify program, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.075

Employ, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.23

Employee assistance services

Employee assistance providers, records, access, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Suicide prevention, Minn. Statutes 2012 145.56

Employee group insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.02

Employees

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30, 2012 256.998

Agreement of hire, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.55 to 2012 181.57

Back wages or gratuities, right of action, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Background check crimes, Minn. Statutes 2012 299C.66 to 2012 299C.71

Background checks, costs, payment by employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.645

Birth dates, work reporting system reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Bone marrow donation leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.945

Building trade employees, see BUILDING TRADE EMPLOYEES

Charitable contributions, reprisals for failure to contribute, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.937

Chemically dependent persons, unemployment insurance, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.095

Complaints, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 268.095

Contracts, payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.06

Copies to, withholding statements (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2012 289A.09

Crime victims, employer obligations to, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.036

Deaths, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.58, 2012 181.80, 2012 182.666

Debts, levy on wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.136, 2012 550.142

Definitions

Attorney's summary executions, Minn. Statutes 2012 551.06

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.3-405

Community Emergency Response Hazardous Substances Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.092

Comprehensive Health Insurance Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 62E.02

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.950

Employment law, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.960

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.66

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.011

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.23

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.03

Labor Relations Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.01

Labor Union Democracy Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.18

Military reservist economic injury and veteran-owned small businesses loans, Minn. Statutes 2012 116J.996

Notice of termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.931

Occupational Safety and Health Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.651

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.940, 2012 181.942

Residential Mortgage Originator and Servicer Licensing Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 58.02

Restraint of trade, Minn. Statutes 2012 325D.50

Small Employer Health Benefit Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 62L.02

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2012 355.01

State-operated services, Minn. Statutes 2012 246.71

State projects and highway contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.42

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035, 2012 268.085

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.011

Disabled employees

License plates, see Disability license plates under LICENSE PLATES

Medical assistance, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.057

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.20

Discounts or markdowns from employers on good or services, defined as wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Displacement by unpaid workers, Minn. Statutes 2012 85.045, 2012 124D.48

Domestic abuse, time off to pursue relief, Minn. Statutes 2012 518B.01

Drivers' licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.066

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

E-Verify program, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.075

Eligible employees, see SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS

Employee suggestion data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.43

Employees under age 20, minimum wage, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.24

Employer provided transportation, drivers, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031

Employment data, sharing, workers' compensation self-insurance purposes, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.181

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Enhanced Minnesota identification cards, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.068

Examinations, costs, payment by employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.645

Farm laborers, see FARM LABORERS

Financial interest, Medicaid expenditure contracts, acts affecting prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.0914

Garnishment of wages, retaliation prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2012 571.74, 2012 571.927

Genetic tests and testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.03

Health and accident insurance, Minnesota employees insurance program, Minn. Statutes 2012 43A.317

Health provider cooperatives, see Provider cooperatives under HEALTH CARE COOPERATIVES

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.970

Interference with, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.60

Inventions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.78

Isolation or quarantine, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4196

Job applicants, see same under this topic

Kari Koskinen Manager Background Check Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 299C.66 to 2012 299C.71

Lawful consumable products, use during nonworking hours, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.938

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Leaves of absence, see LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Legal or dental services, trust plan payments defined as wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.081, 2012 115B.03

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

Meal expenses, reimbursement defined as wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Medical examinations, see same under this topic

MFIP participants, real property limitations, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.20

Mining employees, see Employees under MINING

Names, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30, 2012 256.998

Nonresident employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.72, 2012 290.92

Notice given

Family leave for injured or dead military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.947

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2012 202A.135, 2012 202A.19, 2012 204B.195

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.942

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.976, 2012 181.81, 2012 181.93, 2012 181.952

Nursing mothers, work breaks, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.939

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

Packinghouse workers bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.86

Payments by, background check, testing, or training costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.645

Payments to, compensation and salary violations, damages, back pay, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.255

Personnel records, see PERSONNEL RECORDS

Public, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public defense costs, liability for, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.20

Public officials, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.10

Receipt of stolen property, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.526, 2012 609.53

Reports about, industrial closings, layoffs, or relocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.976

Representation, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.37, 2012 124D.49

Retirement, see same under this topic

Sales to, Minn. Statutes 2012 325D.14, 2012 325D.16

School conferences and events, leave for, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.9412, 2012 181.942

Seasonal employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.23, 2012 268.044

Service of process on, paternity proceedings or support enforcement actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 543.20

Services performed for employers, sales and use taxes, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 297A.61

Shared work, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.136

Shared work benefit plan, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.047

Social Security numbers, work reporting system reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Statement of earnings, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 181.032, 2012 181.171

Suggestions by, data classification, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.43

Tax return, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.06

Tax return data, state agencies, information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Transportation, providing, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031

Unemployment insurance, see Employees under UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Union membership, interference, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.60

Victims of crime, time off to testify, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.036

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Voting, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.04, 2012 211B.07

Wages, see COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2012 289A.60, 2012 289A.63

Workers' compensation, see Employees under WORKERS COMPENSATION

Employers

Access, employee tax returns, investigative data, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.06

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998, 2012 268.042, 2012 268.19

Administration, see under MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (MFIP)

Agreement of hire, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.55 to 2012 181.57

Apprenticeship agreements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 178.08

Approvals by, drivers' license applications, underage employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.04, 2012 171.05, 2012 171.055

Assessments, back wages and gratuities, hearing costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Background checks, information provided for, liability, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.036, 2012 604A.31

Border city zones, credits and incentives, income and franchise taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.171

Burden of proof, disabled persons, unfair discriminatory practices, defense, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.25

Certificates and certification, underage employee drivers, supervision, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.04, 2012 171.055

Certifying to, election judges, compensation and hours, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.195

Child labor, see Employers under CHILD LABOR

Child support, medical insurance coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 518A.73

Collaboration, Minn. Statutes 2012 124D.46, 2012 124D.47, 2012 145.56, 2012 268A.15

Comprehensive health insurance plans, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Consumer reports for employment purposes, disclosures, Minn. Statutes 2012 13C.02, 2012 13C.03

Contracts, payroll deductions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.06

Copies, withholding (taxes), federal notice of deposit status, Minn. Statutes 2012 289A.20

Corporate political contributions, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.15

Crime victims who are employees, obligations to, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.036

Data, public assistance liens, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.015

Definitions

Attorney's summary executions, Minn. Statutes 2012 551.06

Bone marrow donation leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.945

Community Emergency Response Hazardous Substances Protection Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.092

Comprehensive Health Insurance Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 62E.02

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.950

Employment, wages, hours, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.171

Employment agencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 184.21

Employment law, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.960

Equal Pay for Equal Work Law, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.66

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.23

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.60

Human Rights Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.03

Labor Relations Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.01

Labor Union Democracy Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.18

Migrant labor, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.85

Notice of termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.931

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.651

Parenting leave, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.940, 2012 181.945

Pharmacy audit integrity program, Minn. Statutes 2012 151.61

State projects and highway contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.42

Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.011, 2012 176.183

Workers' compensation self-insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.181

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 550.136, 2012 626.87

Disparate impact cases, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.28

Driver training schools for employees, license exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.39

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Earnings statements, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.03

Employee assistance services, Minn. Statutes 2012 145.56, 2012 181.980

Employee transportation, providing, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031

Employees' breast milk expressing rooms, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.939

Employer-sponsored long-term care insurance, Board on Aging, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.975

Employment reference disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Farms as small businesses, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.092

Federal employer identification numbers, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.115

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.961, 2012 184.22

Genetic testing in employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Grant diversion program, duties, local service providers, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.871

Grants to, job vacancies, first source agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.66

Health care purchasing alliances, see HEALTH CARE PURCHASING ALLIANCES

Health maintenance organizations, list of covered employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 62E.16

Hold harmless clauses, breast milk expressing rooms, reasonable effort, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.939

Housing contributions, matching grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 462A.2092, 2012 462A.21

Identity and identification, verification, drivers' license applications of minor employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.04

Immunity from liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.036, 2012 626.87

Indemnification of employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.970

Indemnity, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.061

Industry code, unemployment insurance data, access, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.19

Information received, health plan companies and health care providers, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 62J.72

Jurors, acts against, criminal contempt, Minn. Statutes 2012 593.50

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Liability

Back wages and gratuities, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 177.32, 2012 181.14, 2012 181.171

Hazardous substances releases, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.03

Mining accidents, Minn. Statutes 2012 180.04

Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association, employees, preexisting conditions, costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 62E.19

Occupational injuries and illnesses, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.011

Reimbursement for public defense, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.20

Workers' compensation insurance, deductibles, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.081

Loans to, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.06, 2012 116L.66

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

Market, defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.52

Mediation, wage determination, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Minimum wage compliance orders, objections, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Minnesota employees insurance program, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Minnesota youth program, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.56, 2012 116L.561

Misrepresenting nature of employment relationship, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.722

Motor carriers defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.031

Multiple employer trusts, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.02

Names, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.032, 2012 256.998, 2012 268.19

New employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 338.02

Notice given

Bankruptcy, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.93

Compensation and salary compliance orders, objections, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Disclosure of medical records, adverse effect, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.20

Drug and alcohol testing policies, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.952

Employees, injury or death, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.80

Family leave for injured or dead military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.947

Industrial facilities, closings, layoffs, or relocation, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.976

Inventions, limitation of assignment or offer, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.78

Mandatory retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.81

Notice received

Assignment of wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.04

Children, wages claimed by parents or guardians, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.01

Commercial drivers, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.168, 2012 171.169

Election judges, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.195

Political party activities, leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2012 202A.135, 2012 202A.19

Work reporting system, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Workers' compensation, claim settlements, Minn. Statutes 2012 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 2012 540.151

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.081, 2012 176.081, 2012 177.24, 2012 177.27, 2012 289A.20

Payments to

Job subsidies, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

MFIP, grant diversions, on-the-job training, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.66, 2012 256J.69

Payroll cards and payroll card accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.255

Permanent replacement offer during strike or lockout, unfair labor practice, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.12

Personnel records, see PERSONNEL RECORDS

Piece workers, exclusion, workers' compensation law, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.205

Plan sponsors, pharmacy audit integrity program, Minn. Statutes 2012 151.61, 2012 151.63, 2012 151.68

Policies, pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2012 624.714

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

Proprietary employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 326.32

Public assistance liens, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.015

Public defense, persons represented by, payments for defense, withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.20

Qualified employers, see Provider cooperatives under HEALTH CARE COOPERATIVES

Records and record keeping, see same under this topic

Reports given

Disclosure, identity of reporting person, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.791, 2012 175.24, 2012 175.27

Employees, hiring, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 175.24

Workers' compensation, injury or death, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.081

Reprisals, unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.15

Requests by, work reporting system, contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Retaliation against employees

Child support enforcement service of process, Minn. Statutes 2012 543.20

Domestic abuse victims, Minn. Statutes 2012 518B.01, 2012 609.748

False claims against government, cooperating with investigations, Minn. Statutes 2012 15C.14

Victims of crime, time off to testify, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.036

Rural job creation grants, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.309

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 611.20

Shared work, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.136

Shared work benefit plan, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.047

Small employers, see same under this topic

Special assessments, workforce development fund, Minn. Statutes 2012 116L.20

Special family day care homes, license holders, Minn. Statutes 2012 245A.14

Staffing services employers, see under EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

State agency records, supplying for workers' compensation insurance purposes, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.186

Statements by, records, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Strikes or boycotts during certification of collective bargaining representatives, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.28

Tax information numbers, work reporting system reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Tax return data, state agencies, information exchanges, Minn. Statutes 2012 270B.14

Technical assistance, employer-sponsored long-term care insurance, Board on Aging, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.975

Truants, employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 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

Voting, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.04, 2012 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 2012 79A.19 to 2012 79A.32

Youth apprenticeship program, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 124D.47

Employment agencies, see EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

Employment and training services, see under JOB TRAINING

Employment plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 119B.011

Employment references, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Employment, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181A.03, 2012 268.035, 2012 355.01

Equipment and supplies, costs, deduction from gratuities or wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.24

Equivalent full-time employees, see Employees under this topic

Extended employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 268A.01 to 2012 268A.15

Fair Labor Standards Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.21 to 2012 177.35

False statements, inducement to enter, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.64, 2012 181.65

Federal employer identification numbers, certificates of real estate value, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.115

Fines

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 177.30, 2012 177.32

Employee deaths, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.666

Employers, truants, employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 120A.34

Fair labor standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 177.30, 2012 177.31

Work reporting system, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Forced labor or services, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.281

General assistance recipients, see Recipients under GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Genetic tests and testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Grievances, see GRIEVANCES

Hiring

Agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.55 to 2012 181.57

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Offers of employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02, 2012 268.085

Veterans preference, private employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 197.4551

Hours of work, see HOURS OF WORK

Indictments, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.05

Injunctions

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.956

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.03

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Labor disputes, see same under this topic

Limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.03, 2012 185.10, 2012 185.11

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.09

Temporary, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.02, 2012 185.13

Inspections

Payroll and business records, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.181

Safety inspections, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.54

Jail inmates, see Inmates under JAILS

Job applicants

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.950

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Notice received, bankruptcy of employer, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.93

Strike participation, statements precedent to employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.53

Veterans preference, private employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 197.4551

Job creation, see JOB CREATION

Job sharing, Minn. Statutes 2012 43A.421

Job Skills Partnership, see JOB SKILLS PARTNERSHIP

Job training, see JOB TRAINING

Labor agreements, see LABOR AGREEMENTS

Labor disputes

Contempts, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.16, 2012 185.17

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.01, 2012 179.35, 2012 185.18

Emergency management organizations, Minn. Statutes 2012 12.44

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.19

Injunctions or restraining orders

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.03, 2012 185.06, 2012 185.20

Findings of fact, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.14

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.02, 2012 185.13

Jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.07

Limitations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.02 to 2012 185.04, 2012 185.10, 2012 185.11, 2012 185.13

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.02

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.08, 2012 185.09

Public employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 13B.05, 2012 179A.13, 2012 179A.24

Temporary injunctions, certification for appeal, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.13, 2012 185.15

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.20

When not issued, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.10, 2012 185.11

Liability, individual acts, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.12

Mediation Services Bureau, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.06

Motor vehicles, labor dispute sites, violations at, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.121

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.08, 2012 185.09

Protective agents, services during, Minn. Statutes 2012 326.3384

Public interest labor disputes, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.07, 2012 179.08

Security guards, services during, Minn. Statutes 2012 326.3384

Unemployment insurance, ineligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Unfair labor practices, see UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

Vacancies due to, suitable employment, exclusions, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Violations, generally, loss of rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.15

Labor Interpretive Center, see under INTERPRETIVE CENTERS

Labor management councils, Minnesota area industry labor management councils, Minn. Statutes 2012 43A.27

Labor organizations, see UNIONS

Labor referees, see MEDIATION SERVICES BUREAU

Labor Relations Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.01 to 2012 179.17

Labor relations information, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.37

Labor surplus areas, businesses, state contracts, preferences, Minn. Statutes 2012 16C.16

Large employers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 62Q.18

Employee health insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 62Q.18

Health and accident insurance companies, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Health plan companies, nonrenewal of coverage, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 62Q.185

Minimum wage, see MINIMUM WAGE

Lawsuits

Actions for services, double costs awarded, Minn. Statutes 2012 549.03

Disparate impact cases, employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.28

Drug and alcohol testing, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.956

Employees

Charitable contributions, reprisals for failure to make, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.937

Employee assistance services, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Group life insurance plans, retaliation for nonparticipants, Minn. Statutes 2012 61A.091

Inducements to enter employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.65

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4196

Migrant workers, lawsuits against employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.89, 2012 181.91

Wages, actions to recover, statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 541.07

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.29, 2012 181.938

Employment references, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Recovery of wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 541.07, 2012 542.08

Wages, claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.101

Layoffs, see LAYOFFS

Leased employees, unemployment insurance, wage detail reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.046

Leaves of absence, see LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Lessors of employees

Unemployment insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.046

Workers' compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.255

Liability

Employees, see same under this topic

Employers, see same under this topic

Labor disputes, individual acts, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.12

Lie detector tests, use, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.79, 2012 181.75, 2012 181.76

Lockouts, see LOCKOUTS

Long-term employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 268A.01 to 2012 268A.15

Manual labor

Laborers, see LABORERS

Recovery of wages, place of trial, venue, Minn. Statutes 2012 542.08

Matching programs, government data, Minn. Statutes 2012 13B.01 to 2012 13B.05

Mediation Services Bureau, see MEDIATION SERVICES BUREAU

Mediation, wage determination, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Medical examinations

Costs paid by employee, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.61, 2012 181.62

Drug and alcohol testing, see same under this topic

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.20

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.08, 2012 363A.20

Migrant workers, see MIGRANT WORKERS

Mutual employers' liability insurance associations, see under LIABILITY INSURANCE

New employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 338.02

Noncovered employment, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Nurses, state employees, overtime, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 181.275

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 2012 268.085

General assistance applicants, residence verification, Minn. Statutes 2012 256D.02

Orders

Payment by employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Tuberculosis carriers, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 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

Places of employment, smoking in, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.413, 2012 144.414

Policies, pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2012 624.714

Policy of state

Discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.02

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.08, 2012 185.09

Position, office or employment contract, forfeiture, racketeering, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.902, 2012 609.903, 2012 609.905

Posting (notices), mandatory retirement age, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.81

Preemployment tests, unfair discriminatory practices, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.20

Presumptions, full-time, Minn. Statutes 2012 518A.32

Prisoners

Prison employment, see Employment under PRISONERS

Work release, see WORK RELEASE

Private employers

Disclosure, employment references, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Veterans preference, Minn. Statutes 2012 197.4551

Probationary employees, see PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEES

Public employees, see PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public employers, definitions, employment references, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Public interest labor disputes, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.07, 2012 179.08

Public works projects, records and record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30

Punitive damages, genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Purchaser qualifications, timber sales, Minn. Statutes 2012 90.145

Qualifying new job, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.309

Quitting, unemployment insurance

Agreements to quit, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.192

Distinguished from other leaves, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Ineligibility for benefits, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.095

Records and record keeping

Child support enforcement, access, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.978

Employee assistance records, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.88

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.255

Retention, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2012 388.051

Wage records, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30, 2012 177.32

Recreational programs, injuries, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.021

Rehabilitation

Extended employment programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 268A.01 to 2012 268A.15

Generally, see Employees under REHABILITATION FACILITIES

Vocational, see VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Representation, see under UNIONS

Resignation, see RESIGNATION

Retirement plans, see RETIREMENT PLANS

Retirement

Mandatory retirement age, see under AGE

Public employees, see specific retirement plans

Safety inspections, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.181, 2012 181.54

Safety-sensitive positions, random drug testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.950, 2012 181.951

Salaries, see COMPENSATION AND SALARIES

Seasonal employees

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.37

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.23

Health care purchasing alliances, Minn. Statutes 2012 62T.02

Migrants, see MIGRANT WORKERS

Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.01

Suitable employment, determination, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.044, 2012 268.085

Self-employment, see SELF-EMPLOYMENT

Senior citizens programs, Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.01

Seniority, see SENIORITY

Sexual harassment, see under HARASSMENT

Shared work, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.136

Small employers

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 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 2012 144.392

State employees, see STATE EMPLOYEES

State legislators, see Employment of members outside legislature under LEGISLATURE

Strikes, see STRIKES

Subpoenas, wage and employment records, Minn. Statutes 2012 388.051

Subsidized employment, defined as work activity, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.49

Suitable employment

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035, 2012 268.115

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.035

Summer youth employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.1464, 2012 363A.26

Supervisors, see SUPERVISORS

Supported employment, see SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

Suspension

Exceeding thirty days, considered discharge, unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Unemployment insurance, eligibility, effect, Minn. Statutes 2012 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 2012 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 2012 363A.29

Disparate impact cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.28

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.08

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Reprisals, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.15

Unfair labor practices, see UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

Unions, see UNIONS

Vacation shutdowns, unemployment resulting from, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Verification, MFIP applicants or participants, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.30

Veterans preference, see VETERANS PREFERENCE

Veterans, Hire a Veteran Month, Minn. Statutes 2012 10.565

Violations and penalties

Compensation and salaries, records violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30

Delinquent tax withholding, discharge for, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.69

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.953, 2012 181.956

Employee assistance services violations, lawsuits, damages, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Employment references, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.967

Enhanced drivers' licenses, employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.066

Enhanced Minnesota identification cards, employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 171.068

Fair labor standards, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.30, 2012 177.31, 2012 177.32

Independent contractors, failure to register, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.723

Interference with employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.52

Isolated or quarantined persons, actions against, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4196

Job applicants, statements precedent to employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.53

Labor disputes, generally, loss of rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.15

Local ordinances, Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 175.26

Medical examinations, costs paid by employee, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.61, 2012 181.62

Offering bribes, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.86

Payroll card accounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.255

Political party activities, preventing employees' participation, Minn. Statutes 2012 202A.135

Public officials, leaves of absence, retaliation against, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.10, 2012 211B.19

Receiving bribes, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.86

Records violations, wage records, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 177.30, 2012 177.32

Retaliation, Minn. Statutes 2012 518B.01, 2012 609.748, 2012 611A.036

Search firms, fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 184.22

Time off, retaliation, victims of crime, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.036

Time off to vote, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.04

Voting assistance to employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.15

Vocational rehabilitation, see VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Volunteer employment, unemployment insurance, eligibility, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.085

Wage subsidies, see WAGE SUBSIDIES

Withholding, see WITHHOLDING (TAXES)

Women, see Employment under WOMEN

Work areas

Hazardous substances, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.092

Tuberculosis carriers, exclusion, orders, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4806

Work breaks, see under HOURS OF WORK

Work experience programs, Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.01

Work pools, light-duty, employers, formation, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.108

Work release, see WORK RELEASE

Work reporting system, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.998

Work site wellness programs, Minn. Statutes 2012 62J.04

Work-study programs

Hiring restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2012 136A.233

Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 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 2012 299F.092

Smoking, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.392

Worksites, see Workplaces under this topic

Youth employment, see YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Youth programs, Public Employees Retirement Association, exclusion from coverage, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.01

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