Following the passage of legislation to provide up to $750 in one-time bonus payments to eligible frontline workers, Senator Melissa H. Wiklund (DFL – Bloomington) is encouraging workers to sign up for updates about eligibility and the application process at frontlinepay.mn.gov.
“We value the hard work of Minnesota’s frontline workers, and this payment is just a small token of our appreciation for the sacrifices they’ve made to protect the health of Minnesotans,” said Senator Wiklund. “The best way to get the most up-to-date information about how to get this payment is to sign up at frontlinepay.mn.gov. I encourage eligible workers to sign up as soon as possible to guarantee that they get the payment they deserve.”
The legislation invests $500 million for bonus payments to 600,000 frontline workers, including health care workers, first responders, child care providers, food service and retail workers, and more. The legislation also includes a measure to replenish the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, preventing a tax increase on businesses.
Workers will have 45 days to apply once the application process opens.