The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development answers a few questions about unemployment insurance.
The required procedures for selling surplus equipment, explained.
What cities need to know about service animals and the law.
There may be important overtime calculations and pension issues to consider when an employee works more than one job for the city.
The city needs to make sure to take certain steps before changing a speed limit.
The First Amendment prohibits the government from restricting freedom of speech and other freedoms, but a public employee’s First Amendment rights are not absolute.
Take action to prevent sexual harassment in your city—and handle it appropriately if it does happen.
A 2016 law affects city agreements with railroad companies to construct utilities in railroad rights of way.
Cities should be aware of the limitations on their power to restrict speech and withhold permits for lawful assembly.
Different laws have different ways of defining who is considered an employee.
Cities can't just go to the bank and take out a loan, so what can they do when they need to borrow money?
Here's a brief overview of important aspects of the law, along with some common areas of non-compliance.