Listening Sessions

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The Workplace Partnership Group conducted a series of community-based Listening Sessions to help inform its work in developing recommendations for policies related to earned sick time and paid time off. These listening sessions provided an opportunity for identified stakeholders (both employees and employers) within specific industries to share their insights, concerns, perspectives, experiences, and suggestions with the Workplace Partnership Group. All Listening Sessions were open to the general public, and public comments were accepted.

Each Listening Session was facilitated by members of the Workplace Partnership Group. Some of the key issues were:

Listening Sessions & Notes

Jan. 28, 2016: Public Health/Health Care

Public Health/Health Care Session Notes
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Allina Commons (map with directions)
Pettingill Hall (lower level)
2925 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis MN, 55407

Jan. 27, 2016: Southeast Asian Employees & Employers

Southeast Asian Listening Session Notes
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association
4024 North Washington Avenue, Suite 101
Minneapolis, MN 55412

Jan. 26, 2016: East African Employees & Employers

East African Listening Session Notes
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
African Development Center
1931 South 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Jan. 26, 2016: American Indian Employees & Employers

American Indian Listening Session Notes
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
All My Relations Gallery
1414 East Franklin Avenue

Jan. 21, 2016: General Public

Jan. 21 General Public Listening Session Notes
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Sabathani Community Center
310 East 38th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Jan. 20, 2016: General Public

Jan. 20 General Public Listening Session Notes
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Minneapolis Urban League
2100 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Jan. 20, 2016: African-American Employees & Employers

African-American Listening Session Notes
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Minneapolis Urban League
2100 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Jan. 19, 2016: Franchise Businesses

Franchise Businesses Listening Session Notes
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Pearl Park
414 East Diamond Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Jan. 17, 2016: Hospitality/Service Industry

Hospitality/Service Industry Listening Session Notes
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Aster Café – River Room
125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Jan. 14, 2016: Downtown-based Businesses

Downtown-based Businesses Listening Session Notes
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Downtown Council, Skyline Conference Room
81 South 9th Street, Suite 260
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Jan. 14, 2016: Small Businesses

Small Businesses Listening Session Notes
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bryant Lake Bowl
810 West Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Jan. 13, 2016: Nonprofit/Social Sector employees and employers

Nonprofit/Social Sector Listening Session Notes
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
St. Mary’s University – Room 105, Br. Louis Hall
2304 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Jan. 7, 2016: Manufacturing/Construction

Manufacturing/Construction Listening Session Notes
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Labor Center, Room TBD
312 Central Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Jan. 6, 2016: Latino Employees and Employers

Latino Employees and Employers Listening Session Notes
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Mercado Central – Second Floor
1515 E Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Last updated Apr 17, 2017

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