Application Opens for Minnesota Frontline Worker Pay

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Application period opens, required employer notice available, helpful resources

Application period is June 8 through July 22

The Frontline Worker Pay application will be open June 8 through July 22, 2022. Eligible workers will have 45 days to apply for Frontline Worker Pay.

Applicant support will be available to assist applicants in multiple languages.

Remember, you don't have to be first in line when the application opens. The application will be open for 45 days and the funds are not first come, first served. The money set aside for this program will be split equally among all approved applicants after the 45-day application period, the 15-day appeals period and the appeals review period.

What will I need when I apply?

See our document "Fact sheet:  Application basics" to learn about what information you'll need when you are ready to apply. The fact sheet is linked on our Frontline Worker Pay outreach toolkit webpages, which are available in English, Hmong, Somali and Spanish.

Required employer notice available

The Frontline Worker Pay law requires that employers in a frontline sector provide notice by June 23, 2022, advising all current workers who may be eligible for Frontline Worker Pay of the assistance potentially available to them and how to apply for benefits.

Translated FAQs, information sheet and toolkit available

More than two dozen frequently asked questions are answered and available in English, Hmong, Somali and Spanish. Additionally, a general information sheet about Frontline Worker Pay is translated into nearly 20 additional languages.

We encourage everyone to use the resources found in our outreach toolkit to help as many people as possible learn about Frontline Worker Pay.