Resources

HR Reference Manual Chapter 7: Personnel Policies

HR Reference Manual

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

Published Nov 23, 2022.

HR Reference Manual Chapter 1: City Employment Basics

HR Reference Manual

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

Published Aug 23, 2022.

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 3, 2022.

Cities and Regulation of Edible Cannabinoid Products

Q&A Get answers to FAQs regarding the new law allowing certain edible and beverage products containing THC extracted from hemp…

Published Jul 15, 2022.

Drug and Alcohol Testing Toolkit for the City Workplace

Information Memo

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

Published Jul 12, 2022.

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 Feb 2, 2022.

Peer Support Standards and Training Guidelines

These guidelines and standards are intended to provide best practices and recommendations for forming and maintaining a peer support structure…

City Career Advantage Portal

Ideas and resources to help your city to attract and retain talent.

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 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.