There are many factors and laws to consider when you hire an employee of your business. There are many different State and Federal requirements you'll need to complete when you hire an employee, including obtaining your Federal Employment Identification number (EIN), Minnesota Taxpayer Identification number, and workers compensation insurance.
See tips for employers from the State of Minnesota
Minneapolis Employment and Training
Minneapolis Employment and Training provides a variety of tools and resources to assist Minneapolis business with recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining employees.
They can help:
- Screen and refer qualified, recently trained, diverse applicants through their Employment Partners Recruiting Network
- Broadcast job openings quickly, and for free, to pre-screened candidates
- Create a customized training for your future workforce
See Minneapolis Employment & Training resources
Create job postings, attend hiring events and connect with workforce professionals to find employees using these free services.
Post jobs on MinnesotaWorks.net
Minnesota DEED Career Fair Calendar
Employee tax forms
Have employees fill out the following forms to determine employment eligibility and tax withholding information.
Post workplace posters
Minnesota law requires employers to physically display State-mandated posters, containing safety, wage, and age discrimination information, where employees can easily see them at the workplace. Posters are provided at no cost, in multiple languages through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
Wage and employment guidelines
As an employer, you will need to ensure you follow all Federal, State, and City wage and employment guidelines. There are some Minneapolis-specific labor ordinances, like Sick and Safe Time and minimum wage, that you'll need to know about as a business located in the city.
An Employer's Guide to Employment Law Issues in Minnesota