Review in detail how to find the best qualified applicants while complying with all applicable laws.
Learn appropriate ways for the city to access the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) criminal history information database.
Learn successful human resources practices and find brief introductions to applicable state and federal laws.
Understand the risks and rewards of establishing a probationary period for employees in your city.
Find out legal and practical issues when cities use a physical ability test to make any type of employment decision.
Understand special management challenges for city police department personnel.
Find considerations in determining whether a worker you hire should be treated as an employee or an independent contractor.
Learn the steps to take in hiring a city manager or administrator.
Testing employees for drug and alcohol use under Minnesota law and required testing under federal Department of Transportation regulations.
Learn about the state law requiring cities to award preference to veterans for most employment positions.