If a Saint Paul employee has questions regarding their rights under the Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) Ordinance, please contact the Labor Standards unit

Earned Sick and Safe Time Rules

The ESST Ordinance requires HREEO to draft ESST Rules that provide administrative guidance on interpreting and enforcing the ESST Ordinance. 

Read the ESST Rules - English 

Read the ESST Rules - Hmong

Read the ESST Rules- Spanish

Read the ESST Rules - Somali

Earned Sick and Safe Time Employee Complaints

HREEO is responsible for resolving employee ESST complaints. If you believe your rights have been violated, complete the ESST Complaint Form and submit it to the Labor Standards unit. After receiving the ESST complaint form, a city staff member will follow up with the complainant within five (5) business days.   

Complete an ESST Complaint 

Last Edited: October 6, 2021