City holds sick and safe time listening and information sessions 

Starting this month, the City of Minneapolis will hold four listening and information sessions – two for employees and two for employers – on sick and safe time. In addition to specific presentations for neighborhood and business associations across the city, Department of Civil Rights enforcement staff will hold these sessions to consider public feedback and answer questions related to implementation of the sick and safe time ordinance.

Listening and information session with employees
6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22
Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC), 1101 W. Broadway Ave., Suite 100

Listening and information session with employees (presented in Spanish and English)
2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 26
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha, 3715 Chicago Ave. S.

Listening and information session with employers
9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30
Gandhi Mahal community room, 3009 27th Ave. S.

Listening and information session with employers
TBD, check website

Public questions and comments are also welcome at sicktimeinfo@minneapolismn.gov.

People can find more information and resources about the sick and safe time ordinance at www.minneapolismn.gov/sicktimeinfo. Times and dates of upcoming listening and information sessions will also be updated as soon as possible.

The Minneapolis City Council and Mayor Betsy Hodges approved the sick and safe time ordinance in May. It allows sick and safe time for most Minneapolis workers. Phased enforcement begins July 1. Currently, four out of 10 Minneapolis workers lack access to paid sick time.

Published Mar 10, 2017