The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has launched a Workers Compensation Ombudsman Program to provide support for employees (injured workers) and small businesses/employers.
According to the Department of Labor and Industry press release,
The ombudsman assists small businesses by:
- providing information regarding what to do when an employee reports an injury;
- directing them to appropriate resources for assistance in obtaining and resolving issues regarding workers’ compensation insurance; and
- responding to questions pertaining to employers’ responsibilities under Minnesota’s workers’ compensation law.
To request services, contact the ombudsman at (651) 284-5013, 1-800-DIAL-DLI (1-800-342-5354), TTY (651) 297-4198 or firstname.lastname@example.org.