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 Feb 16, 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 Jan 23, 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.

NEOGOV Safety Training

NEOGOV Safety Training is affordable, web-based training for LMCIT members and includes a variety of safety topics.

Vaccination of City Employees for COVID-19

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about vaccinating city employees for COVID-19.

Published Dec 21, 2020.

Safety Committees for Cities

Informational Memo

City obligations under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and how to meet them.

Published Nov 18, 2020.

Firearm Regulation and Cities

Informational Memo

Understand how state laws affect a city’s ability to prohibit guns on city property.

Published Aug 10, 2020.

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, 2020.

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 Apr 23, 2020.

Employment Issues Associated With ‘Returning to the New Normal’

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding returning employees to work post-COVID.

Published Apr 23, 2020.