Frontline Worker Pay application dates, FAQs and updates

6/7/22 Update: The application will be posted from 6/8/22 – 7/22/22 on their website:

The state has also posted a notice to employees and an Outreach Toolkit with Frequently Asked Questions.

Members, below is some updated info from the State of Minnesota from 5/23/22.

Anticipated application dates

We’re continuing to work on the Frontline Worker Pay application system. We anticipate the 45-day application period to be open June 8 through July 22, 2022. These dates are subject to change.

Am I eligible for Frontline Worker Pay?

Eligibility criteria for Frontline Worker Pay are set forth in the Frontline Worker Pay law. You can review the criteria and guidance at If you are unsure if you are eligible, you should review the law and guidance and truthfully fill in and submit the application during the 45-day application period.

Frequently asked questions

A list of frequently asked questions is now available at The frequently asked questions will also be translated into Hmong, Somali and Spanish and made available soon.

Required employer notice

Within 15 days after the application period is opened, employers in the identified frontline sectors must provide notice to all current workers who may be eligible for Frontline Worker Pay. An employer notice that meets this obligation will be available at as soon as the application dates are finalized.

Outreach toolkit

Help spread the word about Frontline Worker Pay. We’ve created an outreach toolkit with sample text for newsletters, social media posts and graphics, and more. The content will also be translated soon into Hmong, Somali and Spanish.

We encourage everyone to use our resources to help spread the word to those workers who may be eligible to apply.