SICK & SAFE TIME
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What is Sick and Safe Time?
Effective July 1, 2017, the City of Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance creates access to time off work for employees across the city. Full and part-time staff, temporary employees and paid interns are included. Sick and safe time is flexible, extending coverage to more employees while preserving many employer controls.
Fast Facts for Employers
Labor Standards in the News
City settles first investigation involving retaliation and sends a message that retaliation will not be tolerated. Read all about it here.
First year of enforcement featuring technical assistance and adjustments for many employers across the city. Read that Star Tribune story here.
Municipal Minimum Wage
Hennepin County District Court Opinion (linked here), February 27, 2018
In a lawsuit challenging the Minimum Wage Ordinance, the City prevailed on all grounds and the court denied Plaintiff's request for an injunction. This decision has been appealed to a higher court.
Sick and Safe Time
Hennepin County District Court Opinion (linked here), May 8, 2018
Employers in Minneapolis must continue to comply with the Sick and Safe Time Ordinance. However, the ordinance cannot be enforced against businesses without a physical location in the city ("employer residents outside the city")—for now. The City has appealed this decision and litigation is ongoing. Please stay tuned or subscribe below for future updates.
Find the City of Minneapolis geographical boundaries here.
Find out if an address is inside or outside Minneapolis here.
Effective date of the Sick and Safe Time Ordinance:
July 1, 2017
Effective date of the Municipal Minimum Wage:
January 1, 2018
*Increases effective July 1, 2018 (for more info go to http://minimumwage.minneapolismn.gov)
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Labor Standards Enforcement Division
Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights
(612) 673-3000 (311)
(612) 673-2157 (TTY)
Minimum Wage Website
For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.
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