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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Seventh Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 02, 2021

State of Minnesota Seventh Meeting
House of Representatives Ninety- Second Session

Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Minutes

Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair of the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:00 PM on February 2, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Ecklund, Rob, Chair
Xiong, Tou, Vice Chair
Dettmer, Bob, Minority Lead
McDonald, Joe, Minority Lead
Berg, Kaela
Bliss, Matt
Edelson, Heather
Frederick, Luke
Greenman, Emma
Nelson, Michael
Poston, John
Raleigh, Donald
Sundin, Mike


A quorum was present.

Representative Sundin moved that the minutes from January 27, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

HF 7 (Olson) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.

The Chair moved that HF 7 be laid over for further consideration.

Representative Olson presented the bill.

Public Testimony:
Danny Schwartzman, Common Roots Cafe, Owner
Adeline Wright, Adeline Inc, President, Rainbow Collaborative Inc, President
Eric Goerdt, Northern Waters Smokehaus, Owner
Joel Sipress, Duluth City Council
Ed Stuart, ISAIAH
Eva Lopez, SEIU Local 26
Eva Lopez’s child, who is a minor, provided translating services
Lauryn Schothorst, MN Chamber of Commerce
Devin Helmick
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business
Nelsie Yang, St. Paul City Council
Javen Swanson, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Nicole Blissenbach, Assistant Commissioner for Enforcement and Compliance Strategies and Partnerships, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

The Chair renewed his motion that HF 7 be laid over for further consideration.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:24 PM.



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Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

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Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant




More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF7 (Olson) - Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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03:14 HF7 (Olson) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
- Danny Schwartzman, Common Roots Cafe, Owner.
- Adeline Wright, Adeline Inc, President, Rainbow Collaborative Inc, President.
- Eric Goerdt, Northern Waters Smokehaus, Owner.
- Joel Sipress, Duluth City Councilor.
- Ed Stuart, ISAIAH.
- Eva Lopez, SEIU Local 26.
- Lauryn Schothorst, MN Chamber of Commerce.
- Devin Helmick.
- Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business.
- Nelsie Yang, Saint Paul City Council.


HF 7 (Olson) Earned Sick and Safe Time
Danny Schwartzman, Common Roots Cafe, Owner
Adeline Wright, Adeline Inc, President, Rainbow Collaborative Inc, President
Eric Goerdt, Northern Waters Smokehaus, Owner
Joel Sipress, Duluth City Council
Ed Stuart, ISAIAH
Eva Lopez, SEIU Local 26
Lauryn Schothorst, MN Chamber of Commerce
Devin Helmick
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business
Nelsie Yang, St Paul City Council
Javen Swanson, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

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