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Wage and hour questions?

Employment laws, breaks, employee rights, minimum wage, overtime, parental leave, etc.

Licensing and code questions?

  • Contractor and business licenses, bonds and continuing education, call 651-284-5034.

  • Individual/Personal licenses, registrations and certifications, call (651) 284-5031.

  • Licensing questions email:  DLI.License@state.mn.us 

  • View additional contact information for questions about construction codes, permits, inspections and more.

Safety and health questions?

Minnesota OSHA Compliance:  Worksite complaints and investigations, OSHA standards, report serious injuries or work-related fatalities, etc.

  • Call:  651-284-5050 or 877-470-6742

  • After hours, weekends call 800-321-6742 to report an accident, fatality or serious injury.

  • Email:  osha.compliance@state.mn.us

Workplace Safety Consultation:  Free assistance and on-site safety and health consultations, safety grants, etc.

Workers' Compensation questions?

Alternative dispute resolution; compliance, records and training; special compensation fund; and vocational rehabilitation.

  • St. Paul:  651-284-5032 or 800-342-5354

  • Duluth:  218-733-7810 or 800-342-5354

  • Email:  dli.workcomp@state.mn.us

  • Workers' compensation reporting requirements for fatalities and serious injuries:  651-284-5041

Apprenticeship questions?

Helps employers customize and develop their employee training to develop a highly skilled and diverse workforce.

Dual-training (PIPELINE Program) questions?

Helps employers develop industry-based, employer-driven, dual-training programs.

Workplace poster questions?

State-mandated posters available at no cost to employers. 

Youth Skills Training questions?

Development and implementation of experiential learning opportunities for students 16 and older.

General questions?