Fair Labor Standards Act: Compensation for Lectures, Meetings and Training Programs

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Determine when compensation must be paid for non-exempt employees who attend lectures, meetings, and training programs.

Published Oct 30, 2023.

Earned Sick and Safe Time Law: What Cities Need to Know

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on what cities need to know regarding Minnesota's earned sick and safe time…

Published Oct 16, 2023.

HR Reference Manual Chapter 4: Compensation

HR Reference Manual

Learn effective and legal compensation practices and policies such as minimum wage and overtime laws, pay increases and payroll issues.

Published Sep 14, 2023.

Fair Labor Standards Act: An Overview

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Describes the most common employee protections under this federal law requiring a minimum wage and overtime compensation.

Published Aug 24, 2023.


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Understand state law requirements for payment of wages.

Published Jun 21, 2023.

IRS Audits of City Payroll

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Prepare for a potential IRS audit or compliance check by learning about common problematic issues for cities.

Published May 15, 2023.

Fair Labor Standards Act: Determining Exempt versus Non-Exempt Status

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Determine which employees are covered (non-exempt) and which employees are not (exempt) under this federal law.

Published Mar 15, 2023.

Fair Labor Standards Act: Compensation for Travel Time

Information Memo

Learn when compensation must be paid to non-exempt employees who travel for work purposes.

Published Feb 1, 2023.

Employment-Related Important Dates and Reminders

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A calendar of important dates related to compensation, benefits and other Human Resources areas for city employees.

Published Jan 23, 2023.

New Local Government Salary & Benefits Survey 2023

If your organization participated in the survey, you can now access the survey results…