Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 9: Working Conditions for Public Employees

Handbook Chapter

Published: August 3, 2020

Working Conditions for Public Employees
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This material contains general information; it should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Any attorney general opinions cited in this material are available on request from the League’s Research and Information Service staff.

Describes protections required for worker safety by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), as well as employee benefits in case of work-related injuries that must be provided under state workers’ compensation law. Limits and protections for employee political activity are also included.