22 members: (12 voting members including: the presidents of the largest statewide Minnesota business and organized labor organizations as measured by the number of employees of its business members and in its affiliated labor organizations in Minnesota on July 1, 1992, and every five years thereafter; 5 additional members representing business, and 5 additional members representing organized labor). The governor, majority leader of the senate, speaker of the house of representatives, the minority leaders of the senate and of the house of representatives, shall each select a business and a labor representative. At least four of the labor representatives shall be chosen from the affiliated membership of the AFL-CIO. At least two of the business representatives shall be representatives of small employers. None of the council members shall represent attorneys, health care providers, qualified rehabilitation consultants, or insurance companies. The commissioner of Labor and Industry shall serve as chair of the council as a nonvoting member. The ten appointed voting members shall serve for terms of five years and may be reappointed. The majority leader of the senate and the speaker of the house, the minority leader of the senate and the minority leader of the house shall each appoint a caucus member as liaisons to the council. (Source: 1993 annual compilation and statistical report); 19 members (5 representatives of employers, 5 representatives of employees, 5 nonvoting members representing the public, and 2 persons who have received workers compensation benefits); appointed by commissioner of labor and industry; terms governed by Minn. Stat. 15.059; compensation governed by Minn. Stat. 15.059; not subject to Minn. Stat. 15.059 subdivision 5.
As of 1/26/2015 there are 12 voting members.