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Minnesota law requires employers to provide some notices to their employees and requires certain posters to be displayed in a location where employees can easily see them.

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Required employee notices

Type of notice, available languages

Requirements

Earned sick and safe time 
English:  Word | PDF
Other languages

Timing:  All employers must provide this notice to each of their employees by Jan. 1, 2024 or at the start of employment if employment starts after Jan. 1, 2024.  

Languages:  The notice must be provided in English and the primary language of the employee if that is not English.

Employers that have an employee handbook must include the notice in the handbook.

Required as of:  Jan. 1, 2024

Employee wage notice
English:  Word | PDF
Other languages

Timing:  All employers must provide this notice to each of their employees at the start of employment.

Languages:  The notice must be provided in English and any language requested by the employee.

Required as of:  July 1, 2019

Nursing Mothers, Lactating Employees, and Pregnancy Accommodations
English
Chinese
Hmong
Somali
Spanish
Vietnamese

Timing:  All employers must provide this notice to each of their employees at the time of hire and when an employee makes an inquiry about or requests parental leave.

Languages:  The notice must be provided in English and the primary language of the employee if that is not English.

Employers that have an employee handbook must include the notice in the handbook.

Required as of:  July 1, 2023

Recruited Migrant Agricultural Worker Employment Statement
English
Spanish

Timing:  All employers who recruit migrant agricultural workers must provide this employment statement to workers at the time they are recruited.

Languages:  The employment statement must be provided in English and Spanish or English and the worker’s preferred language if that is not English or Spanish.

Required as of:  Expanded requirements as of July 1, 2023

Safe Workplaces for Meat and Poultry Processing Workers notice
English:  Word | PDF
Spanish (coming soon)
Hmong (coming soon)
Somali (coming soon)
Russian (coming soon)

Timing:  All meat-processing employers (see definition at Minnesota Statutes 179.871, subd. 6) must provide written information and notifications to workers at least annually.

Languages:  The written information and notifications must be provided in the worker’s language of fluency.

Required as of:  Jan. 1, 2024

Packinghouse Workers Bill of Rights explanation form
English
Spanish

Timing:  All meatpacking and poultry processing employers must provide this explanation to their employees at the start of employment.

Languages:  The explanation must be provided in the employee’s native language.

Required as of:  July 1, 2023

Recruited meatpacking and poultry processing worker disclosure
English
Spanish

Timing:  All employers who recruit meatpacking and poultry processing workers must provide this disclosure to workers at the time they are recruited.

Languages:  The disclosure must be provided in English and Spanish, or English and the worker’s preferred language if that is not English or Spanish.

Required as of:  Expanded requirements as of July 1, 2023

Required posters

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Print all five state-mandated posters from one file.

English | Chinese | Hmong | Somali | Spanish

Individual posters

Type of poster, available languages

Requirements

Age discrimination
English
Chinese
Hmong
Somali
Spanish

All employers are required to display this poster in a location where employees can easily see it.

Last updated:   September 2017

Employer-sponsored meetings or communications (notice of requirement, no physical poster provided)

All employers must post notice of employees' rights under this law by Aug. 31, 2023.

State law prohibits employers from taking or threatening to take any adverse employment action against employees who decline to attend employer-sponsored meetings concerning religious or political matters (see Minnesota Statutes 181.531).

Last updated:  August 2023

Minimum wage rates
English
Chinese
Hmong
Somali
Spanish

All employers are required to display this poster in a location where employees can easily see it.

Last updated:  October 2023

Safety and health protections on the job
English
Chinese
Hmong
Somali
Spanish

All employers are required to display this poster in a location where employees can easily see it. 

Last updated:  August 2017

Unemployed?
English
Chinese
Hmong
Somali
Spanish

All employers are required to display this poster in a location where employees can easily see it. 

Last updated:  March 2022

Workers' compensation
English
Chinese
Hmong
Somali
Spanish

All employers are required to display this poster in a location where employees can easily see it.

Last updated:  August 2017

Veterans benefits and services
English

As of Jan. 1, 2024, all employers with more than 50 full-time employees are required to display this poster in a location where employees can easily see it.

Earned sick and safe time
English
Other languages

Informational only – employers are not required, but are encouraged, to display this poster.

Pregnant workers and new parents
English
Amharic
Chinese
Hmong
Karen
Laotian
Oromo
Somali
Spanish
Tigrinya
Vietnamese

Informational only – employers are not required, but are encouraged, to display this poster.

Last updated:  June 2023

How to get the posters

Additional mandatory posters

In addition, some local and federal government agencies have mandatory poster requirements.

City of Bloomington
Phone:  952-563-8753

Duluth City Clerk's Office
Phone:  218-730-5000

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Phone:  800-669-3362

Minneapolis Labor Standards Enforcement Division
Phone:  612-673-3000

St. Paul Labor Standards Enforcement Division
Phone:  651-266-8966

U.S. Department of Labor
Phone:  612-370-3341