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 May 21, 2020.

LMCIT Workers’ Compensation Coverage Guide

Informational Memo

Learn about the workers' compensation statute and the unique coverage features offered by the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust.

Published Apr 22, 2020.

City Employment Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about city employment issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published Mar 27, 2020.

Continuation of Benefits

Informational Memo

Learn how federal, state continuation requirements for health, dental, flexible spending accounts, and employee assistance programs apply.

Published Mar 2, 2020.

Flexible Benefit Plan Services

Providing certain benefits to employees on a tax-favorable basis.

Published Feb 14, 2020.


Answers to questions cities frequently ask about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Published Feb 11, 2020.


Compliance with HIPAA laws applies, at least in part, to most cities. The League has resources to help cities comply.

Published Feb 11, 2020.

Federal Health Care Reform

Information about changes cities must make to comply with the federal Affordable Care Act.

Published Feb 11, 2020.

Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan

Explanation of the law that created the Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan and how cities can choose to participate.

Published Feb 10, 2020.

HR Reference Manual Chapter 5: Benefits

HR Chapters

Find key considerations and concepts for options in employee insurance benefits and other benefit programs and events.

Published Sep 30, 2019.