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Employers in Minnesota must comply with these state rules regarding the timing and frequency of wage payments.
Minnesota's wage payment law covers public service corporations, persons or companies employing persons to perform labor or services on a project of a transitory nature, persons or companies employing any person to perform labor and migrant workers.
Employers must pay all wages due at least once every 30 days on a regular pay day designated in advance by the employer, even if the employee requests payment at longer intervals.
Unless paid earlier, the wages earned by an employee during the first half of the employee's first 30-day pay period become due on the first regular payday following the first day of work.
The following special rules apply:
For purposes of the wage payment law, wages are considered earned on the day the employee works.