General Support Division
Phone: (651) 284-5010
Fax: (651) 284-5720
The General Support Division reports to the deputy commissioner. It provides the infrastructure for the overall operations of the Department of Labor and Industry.
The Communications unit is responsible for the department's communications programs, publications, media relations and Internet pages.
The Research and Statistics unit conducts surveys and produces and distributes statistics and reports about all areas under DLI jurisdiction. It conducts the nationally standardized Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses of Minnesota employers to estimate work-related injury and illness rates. The unit also collects records for the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.