Labor/Management

Labor/Management

OUR GOALS
Minnesota employers consistently receive national recognition for providing some of the best places to work. Nevertheless, policymakers in Minnesota continue to propose new one-size-fits-all mandates and regulations seeking to control employers’ relationships with their employees. These mandates burden businesses with significant administrative costs, can lead to unintentional errors that could subject businesses to legal action, and interfere in the operations of the workplace.

2017 LEGISLATIVE RESULTS
We preserved the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council process.

  • Workers’ compensation billing disputes: Health care providers and insurance payers required to designate contact to resolve billing disputes.

Our biggest disappointment was the Governor’s veto of the Uniform State Labor Standards Act that would have explicitly prevented local governments from mandating local wage and benefit packages on private employers. We continue to challenge the Minneapolis paid sick and safe time ordinance with our lawsuit.