Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Orange bar
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

2017 news releases

For information about news releases, contact Communications Director James Honerman at james.honerman@state.mn.us or (651) 284-5313.

These news releases are listed in chronological order, most recent first.

  • Aug. 17 -- Minimum-wage rate adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 1, 2018

  • Aug. 11 -- Minnesota OSHA adopts federal regulations for warlking-working surfaces, fall protection in general industry

  • June 12 -- State reminds homeowners to do their homework before hiring a contractor.

  • June 5 -- 248,000 Minnesota hourly workers make $9.50 an hour or less

  • May 10 -- Apprenticeship workforce grants available to help employers develop highly skilled workforce; apply May 10 through June 14, free webinars explain process

  • March 10 -- Long-term downward trend continues in number of workers' compensation claims, insurance cost:  Annual Minnesota Workers' Compensation System Report released

  • March 8 -- Building officials volunteer to provide disaster assistance to Clarks Grove, Minnesota

DLI home page | Directions and maps | News and media | Website disclaimer