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 Jun 16, 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.

Preventing Sexual Harassment

Resources to create a respectful workplace, prevent sexual harassment, and respond to complaints of harassment.

Published Feb 14, 2020.

Streaming Safety Videos

Help build your employees’ safety training toolbox with short safety training videos offered by the Insurance Trust.

Published Feb 14, 2020.

FirstNet Safety Training

FirstNet Learning is affordable, web-based training for LMCIT members and includes a variety of safety topics.

Published Feb 14, 2020.

Annual Reporting of Work-Related Injury and Illness Data to Federal OSHA

MNOSHA has adopted the federal rule requiring that all high-hazard Minnesota industries annually report work-related injury and illness data in…

Published Feb 10, 2020.

City Hall Safety and Workplace Violence Prevention

Resources to assess threats and deter violence against city officials and employees.

Published Feb 10, 2020.

Management of Personnel Files

Informational Memo

Find out what records should be in a personnel file, and which should be in other special types of files.

Published Dec 30, 2019.

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 Nov 11, 2019.