Minnesota Employment Law Update – June 2018


City of Duluth Earned Sick and Safe Time

On May 29, 2018, the Duluth City Code adopted an ordinance (No. 10571) establishing minimum standards for earned sick and safe time in the City of Duluth. According to the ordinance, employers with five or more employees working in the city will be required to provide earned sick and safe time as follows:

  • At a rate of one hour for every 50 hours worked;
  • Accrual capped at 64 hours a year;
  • Use capped at 40 hours per year; and
  • Carryover of earned but unused sick and safe time capped at 40 hours a year.

The ordinance takes effect on January 1, 2020.

Read the ordinance

Minneapolis and St. Paul Release Sick and Safe Time Tracking Sheets

The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul released spreadsheets that employers may use to track accrual and use of sick and safe time hours.

See Minneapolis resources here and St. Paul resources here