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Sep-Oct 2021

What Are Key Considerations for New Union Contracts?

LMC staff answer questions about union contracts, gambling ordinance, and employer liability insurance.

Jul-Aug 2021

Can Police Interns Regulate Traffic?

LMC staff answer questions about police interns, running for city council, and more.

May-Jun 2021

Can Cities Prohibit Campaign Signs and Flags?

LMC staff answer questions about cities right to prohibit campaign signs, employment law posters, and more.

Mar-Apr 2021

Can Firefighters Put Emergency Lights on Their Personal Vehicles?

LMC staff answer questions about volunteer firefighters, mental health checkup programs, and city council pay increases.

Jan-Feb 2021

Can Cities Offer Employees Early Retirement Incentives?

LMC staff answer questions about early retirement, mayors, and snowplow drivers.

Nov-Dec 2020

Can a Husband and Wife Serve on the City Council Together?

LMC staff answer questions about family members serving on the same council, checks on employee driving records, and phased retirement.

Sep-Oct 2020

Can Cities Regulate the Use of Snowmobiles?

LMC staff answer questions about snowmobile regulation, veterans employment, and COVID-19 waivers.

Jul-Aug 2020

Can Cities Help Restaurants Expand Their Outdoor Space?

LMC staff answer questions about expansion of outdoor restaurant space, how COVID-19 affects the Fair Labor Standards Act, and guidelines…

May-Jun 2020

Can the City Quarantine an Employee Exposed to COVID-19?

LMC staff answer your questions about quarantine, the "hands-free law," and wearing seatbelts…

Mar-Apr 2020

Can the City Regulate Food Trucks?

LMC staff answer your questions about food truck safety, vaccinations, and gathering employment application data.