Wage Theft

MN Joins States Bolstering Wage-Theft Enforcement

Benson said there’s also been a lot of reported violations of overtime pay regulations. But even with states taking action, he said making employees aware of such laws is still a challenge – which ultimately reduces their impact

Construction Workers

Study: Minnesota Apprenticeship Enrollment Up 27% Since 2014

“Minnesota’s registered apprenticeship programs provide participants with job skills that simply cannot be learned in college,” said MEPI Policy Director Frank Manzo. “They offer tuition-free career training that boosts participant earnings by an average of $4,700 per year—nearly double the average for associate’s degree and more than many bachelor’s degrees.”