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Retail chain agrees to pay back-wages, damages and penalties after investigation finds company violated protections for nursing employees

A DLI investigation found Menards deducted employee's wages for taking breaks to express milk



New year, new minimum-wage rates as of Jan. 1, 2024

Minnesota minimum-wage rates increase Jan. 1 to $10.85 and $8.85



State's 2022 fatal work-injuries similar to 2021

Minnesota's 2022 fatal work-injury rate is 2.8 fatalities per 100 full-time-equivalent workers, which remained unchanged from the 2021 rate.



DLI seeks $2.4 million in back wages and liquidated damages in enforcement action against construction subcontractors

DLI uncovers widespread wage theft and other unlawful practices on 19 construction projects, including at the Viking Lakes project in Eagan, Minnesota

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