Events & Announcements

History & Awareness Months and EVENTS

  • January: Martin Luther King Day
  • February: Black History
  • March: Women's History
  • April: Financial Literacy
  • May: Asian-Pacific American Heritage
  • June: GLBT Pride
  • Sept/Oct: Hispanic Heritage
  • Oct: Disability in Employment Awareness
  • Nov: Native American Heritage

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month, honoring the contributions of African Americans to United States history. The theme of Black History Month 2015 is "A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture."

Local Black History Month events are listed here.

Women’s Economic Security Act (WESA) Employer Training

Join us on March 25, 2015 for one of two sessions to learn more about the 2014 Women’s Economic Security Act. Presentations and discussion will focus on the substantive parts of WESA, including workplace protections and flexibility for pregnant women and nursing mothers, and how best to implement these new laws and policies in your workplace.

Date: March 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. or 4:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Location: MN Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Rd. N, St. Paul, MN 55155, Minnesota Room

Parking: Available for guests on the northwest side of the parking lot. Overflow parking is available at 444 North Pine St.

To R.S.V.P. and to request additional information, please contact Tracy Grundman, Labor Investigator, at (651) 284-5240 or at

Sponsored by the MN Department of Labor and Industry, the MN Department of Human Rights, the MN Department of Economic & Employment Development and the Minnesota Women’s Consortium.