Human Services Committee

Senator Sandra Pappas Testifies on Her Bill to Guarantee Earned Sick and Safe Time for Minnesota Workers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Monday, the Human Services Committee heard testimony on Senator Sandra Pappas’s bill to guarantee earned sick and safe time for all Minnesota workers (HF 19). The bill would require businesses to allow full-time employees to earn up to one hour of time off for every 30 hours they work, up to 48 hours each year. The House passed HF 19 on Feb. 16 on a 69-54 vote.