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Task Force on Eliminating Subminimum Wages

Active dates:2022-2024

The task force will develop a plan and make recommendations to end subminimum wages for people with disabilities, on or before Aug. 1, 2025.

By February 15, 2023, the task force shall submit to the chairs and ranking minority members of the committees and divisions in the senate and house of representatives with jurisdiction over employment and wages and over health and human services a report with recommendations to eliminate by August 1, 2025, the payment of subminimum wage, and any changes to statutes, laws, or rules required to implement the recommendations of the task force.


The task force will start meeting in February 2022. The task force shall conclude their duties and expire on March 31, 2024, however the task force must include in the February 2023 mandated report a recommendation concerning continuing the task force beyond its scheduled expiration.


The task force will have 19 members who reflect the diverse backgrounds of the people of Minnesota. The term of office is from Jan. 1, 2022 to March 31, 2024.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Many Minnesotans with disabilities earn far less than minimum wage. A push for equal pay continues.. Star Tribune, 2/8/2024.
Advocates concerned about workers with disabilities earning below minimum wage. PBS News Hour, 10/5/2023.
Record last updated: 04/15/2024

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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