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Labor and Industry Finance and Policy

2023-2024 Regular Session

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 p.m. in Room 10
Committee Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson (38A)
Vice Chair: Rep. Kaela Berg (55B)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Travis Reese 296-7175
Committee Legislative Assistant: Matt Baumann 296-9676

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 2 (Richardson) Paid Family Medical Leave program established
Deb Fitzpatrick, Children’s Defense Fund-MN
Nicole Blissenbach, Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry
Adam Duininck, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
John Reynolds, NFIB
Tess Schlicksup, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Minnesota Nurses Association
David Benowitz, Craft & Crew
Paula Soderberg, Morrissey Hospitality
Annaka Larson, Teacher at Wellstone Elementary in St. Paul, Education MN
Lauryn Schothorst, MN Chamber of Commerce
Kim Lewis, MN School Boards Association
Ross Widmoyer
Corey Anderson, MAHU and NAIFA.
Gavin Hanson, Minnesota Business Partnership
Alex Hassel, League of MN Cities

This committee hearing is no longer accepting testifiers, if you would like to submit written testimony please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.gov

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Bills:
  • HF2 (Richardson) - Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 284 (Norris) Helmets to Hard Hats Minnesota initiative funding provided
HF 981 (Hicks) State Building Code; installation of adult-size changing facilities required in restrooms accessible to public
HF 1104 (Koegel) Employer retaliation provisions modified, and pregnancy accommodations modified
Kate Perushek, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.gov

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Bills:
  • HF1104 (Koegel) - Employer retaliation provisions modified, and pregnancy accommodations modified.
  • HF284 (Norris) - Helmets to Hard Hats Minnesota initiative funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF981 (Hicks) - State Building Code; installation of adult-size changing facilities required in restrooms accessible to public.