Required workplace posters available


Wage and Hour Bulletin

November 2021

New minimum wage poster available, other required posters

Minimum wage poster

The state's new minimum wage poster is available to print or order on DLI's websiteMinnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation beginning Jan. 1, 2022.

Rates as of Jan. 1, 2022

  • Large employers must pay at least $10.33 an hour when the employer's annual gross revenues are $500,000 or more.
  • Small employers must pay at least $8.42 an hour when the employer's annual gross revenues are less than $500,000.
  • The training wage rate, at least $8.42 an hour, may be paid to employees younger than 20 years of age for the first 90 consecutive days of employment.
  • The youth wage rate, at least $8.42 an hour, may be paid to employees younger than 18 years of age.

Minnesota law requires employers to display state-mandated posters in a location where all employees can easily see them, such as in the break room, in a common area or by the time clock.

The five required posters contain information about age discrimination, Minnesota minimum-wage rates, safety and health protections on the job, unemployment benefits and workers' compensation. DLI offers the posters at no cost, in English, Hmong, Somali and Spanish.

Sign up to be notified when Minnesota posters have been updated.

Get free required workplace posters

There are several ways to get the free required workplace posters individually or as a set.

  1. Download and print the posters.
  2. Order the posters online.
  3. Order the posters by phone at 651-284-5042 or 800-342-5354.
  4. Email a request for posters to that includes the business name, a contact name, the mailing address and the phone number. Be sure to specify which posters and which languages are needed.

Additional posters may be required

Some U.S. government agencies also have mandatory poster requirements. More information is available at the links below.

Answers to frequently asked questions

Q. What if I'm my only employee? Do I need workplace posters for myself?

  • You do not need workplace posters if you are your only employee.

Q. Can I put the posters in a binder or on a company computer?

  • No, physical posters must be placed in a conspicuous and accessible area on the premises of the business for all employees to see.

Q. Can I just buy the posters offered from a vendor?

  • Some businesses offer posters for a fee, but the most current posters are always available from DLI for free.

Dec. 8:  Workplace breastfeeding, pregnancy accommodations

Sign up for a free webinar Dec. 8 about state and federal laws that address workplace breastfeeding and pregnancy accommodations, including recent state legislative changes.

Speakers include staff members from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, the Minnesota Department of Health and the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division.


Labor Standards serves the people of Minnesota by providing
information about the state's wage, hour and employment laws.

Phone:  651-284-5075 or 800-342-5354