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  • The advantages of employee benefits through the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

    Sep 29, 2023
    Offering your employees benefits makes you more competitive. The Minnesota Chamber has been a trusted partner in offering low-cost benefits with special features to businesses for nearly 50 years. These competitive insurance products, sold exclusively through independent insurance agents, save you money and help attract and protect your most valuable asset – your employees. 
  • Women in Business panel shares best practices for engaging and developing women in the workplace

    Sep 28, 2023
    Recently, the Chamber held its latest event in the Women in Business Series, this time at Post Consumer brands. Speakers included 2023-2024 Chamber Board Chair, Jill Bollettieri of Post Consumer Brands, as well as a panel on women in the workforce, including a broad and intersectional approach to the discussion. Panelists shared their personal journeys and success stories, as well as business best practices for engaging, supporting and developing women and other underrepresented demographics in the workplace. 
  • What happened in the 2023 session? A business guide to new law changes

    Sep 18, 2023
    The Minnesota Chamber is pleased to offer valuable information to our members and community business leaders. We have received many, many questions from our members about what happened during this legislative session, and we’re here to help you make sense of how it’s going to impact your business. The purpose of this information is to provide an overview of policies and laws and equip business leaders with an understanding of compliance requirements and upcoming changes.
  • 2023 session outcomes: Workplace/staffing regulations

    Sep 15, 2023
    Lawmakers passed a new law that prohibits employers from meeting or communicating with their employees on public policy. The “captive audience” law stipulates that communications must be “wholly voluntary” and not be political or religious in nature. There is a federal preemption of these laws, and they have been litigated in other states. Minnesota’s law is effective on August 1, 2023.