Earned Sick and Safe Leave

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The Bloomington City Council has appointed a task force to develop an ordinance requiring the provision of paid earned sick and safe leave to individuals working in the city of Bloomington.

The recommended ordinance is intended to promote and protect the wellbeing of the Bloomington workforce and Bloomington residents; support the Bloomington City Council’s strategic priority of equity and inclusion; and balance the unique needs and circumstances of Bloomington employers with a recognition that Bloomington is part of a regional labor and service market.

The task force has been charged with developing a draft ordinance reflecting the input of a

The Bloomington City Council has appointed a task force to develop an ordinance requiring the provision of paid earned sick and safe leave to individuals working in the city of Bloomington.

The recommended ordinance is intended to promote and protect the wellbeing of the Bloomington workforce and Bloomington residents; support the Bloomington City Council’s strategic priority of equity and inclusion; and balance the unique needs and circumstances of Bloomington employers with a recognition that Bloomington is part of a regional labor and service market.

The task force has been charged with developing a draft ordinance reflecting the input of a diverse pool of stakeholders that is as clear, understandable and uncomplicated as possible for both employers and employees.

Once the Task Force has developed a draft ordinance, a final decision on the ordinance will rest with the City Council following a formal public hearing.

Survey's have been created to collect input to guide the draft ordinance. Registration is only required once.

  • If you work in a job located within the Bloomington, MN city limits, please take a few minutes to complete THIS survey to let us know about your availability to earned sick and safe leave through your Bloomington employer.   

    EMPLOYEE Survey
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  • If you are an employer within the City of Bloomington, Minnesota, please take a few minutes to complete this survey and regarding the earned sick and safe leave benefit you provide employees. This information will be used to help inform the Bloomington City Council on language for an ordinance. 

    EMPLOYER Survey
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Page last updated: 16 September 2021, 14:36