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Contractor Registration Program, Avoid Getting Fined

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Contractors who provide residential or commercial building construction or improvement services are required to register with DLI through the Construction Contractor Registration Program. Licensed residential contractors do not have to be registered because they already carry a license… Read More...

Contractor Registration Program Update

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BAM received an update from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry on the Contractor Registration pilot-program. Registration is free and online at www.dli.mn.gov/register. Beginning September 15, 2012, the next phase of the contractor registration program begins.  In addition to… Read More...

New Contractor Registration Program Now In Effect

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The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has implemented a new construction contractor registration pilot project required under Minn. Stat. § 181.723 as amended (Minn. Laws, chapter 295) effective as of July 1, 2012. In a letter sent July 13, 2012 the Minnesota Department of Labor… Read More...

New Independent Contractor Rules as of July 1, 2012

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The Star Tribune reported today that, “Minnesota is scrapping a four-year-old law intended to curb shady employment practices in the construction industry.” As a result of the passage of Senate File 1653 during the 2012 legislative session, the independent contractor exemption certificate… Read More...

MN Dept. of Labor & Industry Changes License Numbers

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In a letter sent to all contractors October 6th, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry stated they were moving to an online licensing system and had changed all licensed contractor numbers effective October 3, 2011. “Effective October 3, 2011, every license, registration and… Read More...

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