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Labor Relations

The Labor Relations Division provides statewide leadership and support to state agencies in labor relations matters arising under the Public Employment Labor Relations Act, Minn. Stat. 179A. Our primary services include: (1) representing the State of Minnesota in negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements and compensation plans for executive branch employees; (2) representing state agencies in grievance arbitration and interest arbitration; (3) providing employee training on such topics as grievance processing, discipline, ethics, managing leaves, and labor contracts; and, (4) consulting with and advising management on issues related to discipline and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and plans.

Labor Contracts and Pay Plans

Summaries, complete contracts, and pay grids for state bargaining units.

Contact Us

Contact Labor Relations representatives using the contact information provided below. 

Resources for Agencies

Access many resources that support and guide the process of responding to labor issues.


Find reference information on policies, procedures, statutes, laws, and other Labor Relations issues.

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