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A flurry of sick leave and minimum wage laws took effect in 2017, including in Minnesota: St Paul and Minneapolis both passed sick leave laws that went into force on July 1, 2017.  Duluth may be the next city to follow suit. Over the past year, the Duluth City Council has convened an Earned Sick and Safe Time Task Force to study public views on sick leave laws and to collect input from residents and businesses alike.

Liz Olson
Ivy Vaino, photographer

KUMD continues our Community Week series on Northland Morning leading up to the MCCU Twin Ports Bridge Festival on Friday, September 11th.  We have a conversation with Liz Olson, the Duluth Organizing and Policy Manager for TakeAction Minnesota, about the work that they do locally and statewide to realize racial and economic equity across Minnesota.