Resources

HR Reference Manual Chapter 1: City Employment Basics

HR Chapters

Learn successful human resources practices and find brief introductions to applicable state and federal laws.

Published Sep 28, 2021.

HR Reference Manual Chapter 7: Personnel Policies

HR Chapters

Learn about public sector personnel practices that can be effectively managed by following well written policy language.

Published Aug 30, 2021.

Drug and Alcohol Testing Toolkit for the City Workplace

Informational Memo

Testing employees for drug and alcohol use under Minnesota law and required testing under federal Department of Transportation regulations.

Published Aug 10, 2021.

Handbook for Minnesota Cities Chapter 9: Working Conditions for Public Employees

Handbook Chapter

Learn about required worker safety protections under the OSHA and required employee benefits under state workers’ compensation law.

Published Aug 2, 2021.

PTSD and Mental Health Toolkit Portal

PTSD and other mental health conditions are treatable, and in many cases, preventable.

Published Apr 2, 2021.

FFCRA Leave 2020

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave 2020.

Published Apr 2, 2021.

FFCRA Leave and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Leave and the American Rescue Plan…

Published Apr 2, 2021.

Conflict Resolution

Informational Memo

Learn ways to constructively resolve interpersonal conflict in the city workplace by negotiating solutions.

Published Mar 24, 2021.

State Employment Law Considerations for Remote and Relocated Workers

Minnesota cities need to make sure they comply with the laws of any states their employees are working from.

Published Mar 2, 2021.

Potential Infectious Disease Exposures in Municipal Operations

Informational Memo

Learn about infectious disease vaccinations for city workers, especially tuberculosis (TB) and how it spreads.

Published Jan 15, 2021.