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Subcommittee on Workplace Safety and Respect

FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 26, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Subcommittee on Workplace Safety and Respect
MINUTES

Representative Peppin, Chair of the Subcommittee on Workplace Safety and Respect, called the meeting to order at 9:01 A.M. on March 26, 2018, in Room 120 of the State Capitol.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

PEPPIN, Joyce, Chair
FENTON, Kelly
FREIBERG, Mike
HORTMAN, Melissa
KIEL, Debra
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
O’DRISCOLL, Tim

Members excused:

Representative Peppin called the meeting to order at 9:01 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the minutes of March 20, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following people testified on harassment policies and procedures:
Steven Smith, Attorney, Nichols Kaster
Ellen Sampson, Attorney, formerly with Stinson Leonard Street
Tina Marisam, Director, University of Minnesota Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action
Laura Kushner, Human Resources Director, League of Minnesota Cities
Kiesha Mayes, Attorney, UnitedHealth Group
Emma Denny, Attorney, Halunen Law Firm
Kelly Jeanetta, Attorney, Kelly A. Jeanetta Law Firm, LCC

Emily Lefholz, Policy Research & Planning Director, Minnesota Management and Budget and Kristyn Anderson, Attorney, Minnesota Management and Budget, testified on the Agency’s 2018 Report on Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies and Procedures.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:57 A.M.


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Representative Joyce Peppin, Chair


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Jynell Boulka, Committee Legislative Assistant