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The Department of Labor and Industry recently mailed an informational letter to employers in Minnesota to make sure they are aware of their workplace responsibilities under the earned sick and safe time (ESST) law, which went into effect Jan. 1, 2024, as well as resources available to assist them. 

Find more information about ESST at Note:  ESST is different from Minnesota paid family and medical leave, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2026. More information about paid family and medical leave can be found at