Labor Standards Enforcement and Education

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and Education of Human Rights & Equal Econimic Opportunity (HREEO) focuses solely on compliance with the City of Saint Paul Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) and Minimum Wage Ordinances. The ESST ​Ordinance creates access to paid time off of work for employees working in Saint Paul. The Minimum Wage Ordinance sets a local hourly minimum wage standard for work ​performed in the city. 

Learn more about Earned Sick and Safe Time        Learn more about Minimum Wage 

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and Education Services

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and Education is here to ensure all of us know our rights and responsibilities. The division is responsible for administering the ESST and Minimum Wage Ordinances, conducting community outreach and engagement, and resolving complaints.   

Enforcement

Individuals that believe they have been denied their ESST or Minimum Wage rights are encouraged to contact the division and file a complaint.

Education

Employers and organizations are encouraged to contact the division to review relevant policies or for technical assistance.