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Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013-2014 FY Budget:  $22,966,000
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Minnesota Statutes 15.06
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Ken Peterson
Assumed office:  2011
Compensation:  $108,388
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The Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry is a state executive position in the Minnesota state government.

The department's stated mission is "to ensure Minnesota's work and living environments are equitable, healthy and safe. Its vision is to be a trusted resource and an impartial regulator for employers, employees and property owners."[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Ken Peterson. He was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011.[2]

Authority

The Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry's powers are derived from Chapter 175 of the Minnesota Statutes.

Chapter 175, Section 001:

Subdivision 1.Creation and organization. The Department of Labor and Industry is created under the supervision and control of the commissioner of labor and industry which office is hereby established...[3]

Qualifications

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Appointments

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Per 15.06 of the Minnesota Statutes, the governor appoints the Commissioner of Labor and Industry with the consent of the Senate. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. His or her term expires at the end of the governor's term or if the governor vacates office.[4]

Vacancies

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Duties

The commissioner serves as head of the Department of Labor and Industry, which oversees all issues related to work within the state.[1]

Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Labor and Industry's budget for 2014 is $22,966,000.[5]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the commissioner's salary remained at $108,388.[6]

2012

In 2012, the commissioner was paid an estimated $108,388. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry was paid an estimated $108,388 according to the Council of State Governments.[7]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Main Office (St. Paul)
443 Lafayette Road N.
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651) 284-5005 or 1-800-DIAL-DLI (1-800-342-5354)
TTY: (651) 297-4198

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