Additional Workplace Partnership Group listening sessions added

The Workplace Partnership Group is hearing from employers, employees and the community as it develops policy recommendations related to earned sick time and paid time off. To help in that effort, more listening sessions have been added to the calendar. These community-based listening sessions help the group gain insights, concerns, perspectives, experiences, and suggestions from the public.  

·         Jan. 17: Hospitality/service industry
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Aster Café – River Room
125 SE Main St.

·         Jan. 19: Franchise businesses
3:30 – 5 p.m.
Pearl Park
414 E Diamond Lake Rd.

·         Jan. 20: African-American employees & employers
5 – 6 p.m.
Urban League
2100 Plymouth Ave. N

·         Jan. 20, 2016: General public 
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Minneapolis Urban League
2100 Plymouth Ave. N

·         Jan. 21: General public
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Sabathani Community Center
310 E. 38th Street

All listening sessions are open to the public, and time may be reserved at each session to accept public comments. Each session is hosted by a member or members of the Workplace Partnership Group. More listening sessions are being planned and will be added to the Workplace Partnership Group website once they are confirmed.

The Minneapolis City Council established the Workplace Partnership Group last fall as a working group specifically tasked with developing policy recommendations related to earned sick time and paid time off.  The group will report its recommendations to the Committee of the Whole no later than Feb. 24, 2016.


Published Jan 15, 2016



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