Work & Family Policy Database
Small Necessities Leave
Subject: Small Necessities Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Minn. Stat. Secs. 181.940, 181.9412
Summary: Minnesota employers of all sizes must provide employees 16 hours per year to attend school conferences related to their child and school- related activities.
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