City Employees and Military Leave

Information Memo

Learn about state and federal laws providing employment-related protections and benefits to employees who are called to military service.

Published Dec 22, 2020.

Family and Medical Leave Act

Federal law requires covered employers allow some unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees for family and medical care.

Published Nov 12, 2020.

Flexible Benefit Plan Services

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


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


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

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.