Labor Standards Enforcement and Education

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and Education of Human Rights & Equal Economic 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 

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development - Minnesota Unemployment Information 

 

Minnesota Unemployment Information for Applicants. For more information on Unemployment Benefits visit: https://www.uimn.org/applicants/needtoknow/news-updates/covid-19.jsp.​

Minnesota Unemployment Information for Employers. For more information on Unemployment Benefits visit: https://www.uimn.org/employers/index.jsp

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Guidance on COVID-19 

For more information on Worker Protections related to COVID-19 please visit: https://www.dli.mn.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/MN_worker_protections_related_to_COVID_19.pdf

If you would like to contact Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry please call (651)284-5075 or email dli.laborstandards@state.mn.us with questions.

Additional Resources

Minnesota Department of Health 

COVID-19 Hotlines

School and child care questions:
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Health questions:
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Ramsey County Public Health Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

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.

Complaint Form 

Education

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

Labor Standards Advisory Committee

The Labor Standards Advisory Committee (LSAC) is s tasked with advising and supporting the Labor Standards Enforcement and Education Division. The LSAC is one of the city boards and commissions that provide policy recommendations to the City of Saint Paul.