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The current law will be expanded to allow an employee to use sick leave to care for an adult child, spouse, sibling, parent, grandparent, or stepparent.(Published May 20, 2013)
The League is researching how the new law will impact cities’ employee benefits.(Published Mar 25, 2013)
Minnesota is one of 18 states that has opted to create its own exchange.(Published Mar 11, 2013)
If the measure becomes law, it may compromise some insurance cooperatives that provide health insurance for local government employers.(Published Mar 11, 2013)
A variety of employment bills have been considered by committees this week that could impact city operations.(Published Feb 20, 2013)
Under the bill, cities would be eligible to receive state grants to reimburse for replacement costs to replace the services of full-time public safety employees on military duty leave.(Published Jan 14, 2013)
Effective Jan. 1, 2015, a city will receive a sanction if a state audit finds it is not complying with minimum requirements for conducting local background checks.(Published Jun 13, 2012)
A new decision by the Bureau of Mediation Services will allow part-time, paid on-call firefighters in Brooklyn Park to vote on whether to unionize.
Contact intergovernmental relations (IGR) staff if you have questions about legislative issues.