Resources

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

Informational Memo

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

Published Jan 22, 2021.

Employment-Related Important Dates and Reminders

Informational Memo

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

Published Dec 28, 2020.

Governor’s Salary Cap Law

Informational Memo

Learn about limits on local government salaries in relationship to the governor's salary.

Published Nov 29, 2020.

Local Government Pay Equity Act

Informational Memo

Learn about Minnesota law requirements to analyze city employee pay structure for evidence of gender inequity.

Published Nov 17, 2020.

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

Informational Memo

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

Published Aug 28, 2020.

Fair Labor Standards Act: An Overview

Informational Memo

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

Published Aug 28, 2020.

HR Reference Manual Chapter 4: Compensation

HR Chapters

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

Published Aug 28, 2020.

IRS Audits of City Payroll

Informational Memo

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

Published Aug 4, 2020.

Fair Labor Standards Act for Police and Fire Employees

Informational Memo

Learn about special issues in applying the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to police and fire employees.

Published Jun 9, 2020.

Salary & Benefits Survey Information and Login

Participate in the survey and access results.

Published Jun 1, 2020.