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Workers' compensation -- Training for employers



Customized training for employers

Customized training about workers' compensation can be arranged for groups of at least 20 people by contacting Melissa Parish at dli.wctraining@state.mn.us or (651) 284-5431.

Employer training materials

The following training materials have been developed by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for use in its employer training classes.

Topics:

  • workers' compensation basics

  • what to do before an injury occurs

  • what to do when an injury occurs or is reported

  • benefits provided

  • what is/is not covered by workers' compensation

  • employer do's and don'ts

Bullet-point graphic The materials are provided as a PDF file for viewing or printing.

Employers Minnesota workers' compensation seminar

These seminars are offered by St. Paul College, Customized Training and Consulting. For information or to register for a session, visit the St. Paul College website or call (651) 846-1800.

Seminar dates and time, topics, location


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Dates and time

  • Oct 1, 2015, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Complete information, registration

  • March 17, 2016, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Complete information, registration (not yet available)

  • May 12, 2016, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Complete information, registration (not yet available)

Topics

  • Employer responsibility

  • What to do before an injury occurs

  • What to do when an injury occurs or is reported

  • What is/is not covered by workers' compensation in Minnesota

  • Benefits provided/terminology

  • Avoiding late reporting penalties

  • Employer scenarios

  • Coverage requirements/independent contractors

  • Workers' compensation resources/phone numbers

Location

  • St. Paul College
    Customized Training and Consulting
    235 Marshall Ave.
    St. Paul, MN  55102
    Phone:  (651) 846-1800

 



Employment taxes and employer responsibilities workshops -- free

These workshops, offered by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), are free, but pre-registration is required via the DEED website at

For more information, contact the DEED workshop coordinator at (651) 215-1203 or deed.tax@state.mn.us.

2015 locations, dates, times


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June 24 -- Blaine, Workforce Center, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (This class is full.)

Topics

In-depth discussions:

  • Worker status:  Are your 'independent contractors' really independent?
  • Employment tax withholding and deposit rules
  • Online reporting
  • Quarterly and annual report filling requirements
  • Unemployment insurance:  tax rate assignment; wage reporting; benefit account issues; online system overview
  • Workers' compensation insurance requirements

Overviews:

  • Labor standards (wage and hour):  state and federal laws
  • The new-hire reporting rules
  • Department of Homeland Security requirements:  employee verification requirements

 

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