There are many factors and laws to consider when you hire an employee of your business. There are many different State and Federal requirements you'll need to complete when you hire an employee, including obtaining your Federal Employment Identification number (EIN), Minnesota Taxpayer Identification number, and workers compensation insurance.
Minneapolis Employment and Training Provides a variety of tools and resources to assist Minneapolis business with recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining employees. They can help:
Create job postings, attend hiring events, and connect with workforce professionals to find employees using these free services.
Have employees fill out the following forms to determine employment eligibility and tax withholding information.
Minnesota law requires employers to physically display State-mandated posters, containing safety, wage, and age discrimination information, where employees can easily see them at the workplace. Posters are provided at no cost, in multiple languages through the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
As an employer, you will need to ensure you follow all Federal, State, and City wage and employment guidelines. There are some Minneapolis-specific labor ordinances, like Sick and Safe Time and minimum wage, that you'll need to know about as business located in the City of Minneapolis.