Minnesota Legal Updates

Compliance Law Updates Recently Announced:

Last Updated: 5/13/2024

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Minnesota Legal Updates:

May 2024

  • St. Paul Amends Sick and Safe Time Ordinance to Align with Statewide Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law–Updated Policy Forthcoming

February 2024

  • St. Paul, Minnesota Amends Paid Sick Leave Rules

January 2024

  • Minnesota Passes Statewide Sick and Safe Leave Law–Now Includes Sample Policy (effective 01/01/24)
  • New Minnesota Law Requires Health Plans to Cover Certain Reproductive Health Items and Services (effective 01/01/24)
  • St. Paul Amends Sick and Safe Time Ordinance to Align with Statewide Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law–Updated Policy Forthcoming (effective 01/01/24)
  • St. Paul, Minnesota Amends Human Rights Ordinance Provisions on Disability (effective 01/17/24)
  • Duluth, Minnesota Repeals Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (effective 01/18/24)
  • Minnesota Adopts New Rule Incorporating Federal OSHA Rules

December 2023

  • Minnesota Passes Statewide Sick and Safe Leave Law–Now Includes Sample Policy

November 2023

  • St. Paul Amends Sick and Safe Time Ordinance to Align with Statewide Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law–Updated Policy Forthcoming

October 2023

  • Minnesota Removes Employee Hours Eligibility Requirement from School Activities Leave Law–Includes Updated Policy

August 2023

  • Minnesota Enacts the CROWN Act, Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Natural Hair–Includes Updated Policy (effective 08/01/23)
  • Minnesota Legalizes Recreational Cannabis and Prohibits Discrimination Against Employees for Use Outside of Working Hours (effective 08/01/23)
  • Minnesota Amends Unpaid Parental Leave Law–Includes Updated Policy
  • Minnesota Passes Statewide Sick and Safe Leave Law–New Policy Forthcoming
  • Minnesota Amends Lactation Accommodation and Pregnancy Accommodation Laws, Adding Handbook Notice Requirement–Includes Updated Policies

July 2023

  • Bloomington, MN Amends Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Before It Takes Effect--Now Includes Policy Template (effective 07/01/23)
  • Bloomington, Minnesota Passes Earned Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance--New Policy Forthcoming (effective 07/01/23)
  • Minnesota Bans Virtually All Non-Competes (effective 07/01/23)
  • Marijuana Legalizes Recreational Cannabis and Prohibits Discrimination Against Employees for Use Outside of Working Hours
  • Minnesota Omnibus Bill Includes Antidiscrimination Protections Based on Gender Identity, a Salary History Ban and New Provisions on Expunged Criminal Records--Includes Updated Policy
  • Minnesota Enacts Paid Family and Medical Leave Statute--New Policy Template Forthcoming
  • New Minnesota Law Requires Health Plans to Cover Certain Reproductive Health Items and Services
  • Minnesota Establishes Secure Choice Retirement Program--Includes Notice Requirement
  • Minnesota Amends Voting Leave Law, Effective July 1, 2024--Policy Updates Forthcoming

April 2023

  • New Minnesota Law Establishes Right to Reproductive Health
  • Bloomington, MN Amends Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Before it Takes Effect
  • Minnesota Enacts the CROWN Act, Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Natural Hair--Includes Updated Policy
  • St. Paul Minnesota Amends Sick and Safe Time Ordinance--Now Includes Updated Policy

July 2022

  • Bloomington, Minnesota Passes Earned Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance–New Policy Forthcoming

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