A Riverfront Renaissance in Hastings
Hastings has always been very nice, but the community had a vision for a downtown and riverfront area that offered something more—a place that would provide activities and attractions for residents and visitors alike. That vision is now a reality with the city’s “Riverfront Renaissance” project—the winner of a League of Minnesota Cities 2016 City of Excellence Award.
Free Webinar: Drones in the City—How to Fly within the Law
Dec. 13—11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Drones, or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are becoming a more common sight in Minnesota cities, and they have the potential to be valuable tools in a variety of tasks. But this leads cities to ask: How can we legally and safely use drones?
Newly Elected Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference
Jan. 20-21, 2017—Mankato
Jan. 27-28, 2017—Bloomington
Feb. 24-25, 2017—Brainerd
Congratulations on your new city leadership position! We encourage you to attend this comprehensive two-day training so you can get your term off to a strong start.
Experienced Officials: 2017 Leadership Conference
Jan. 27-28, 2017—Bloomington
What can cities do to increase success for all residents in our communities? Gather with your municipal colleagues from around Minnesota to talk about how we can reform local government policies to positively impact communities of color.
City Learning Point: Professional Online Training
City Learning Point provides online courses that are easy to navigate and designed specifically for the staff and elected officials of Minnesota cities.
It’s affordable, convenient, effective training just for Minnesota cities!
What Will Health Care Look Like Under a Trump Presidency?
The League's partner, Gallagher Benefit Services, has prepared a summary of some of the health care reform positions of President-Elect Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress, as well as some of the political logistics involved with passing new health care legislation.
Take Note of Changes to Federal Employment-Related Deadlines
The new FLSA salary threshold was blocked by a federal district court judge and will not take effect on Dec. 1. In addition, the IRS deadline to deliver Forms 1095-C and 1095-B has been extended. The League's Employment-Related Deadlines and Reminders document has been updated to reflect these changes.
What Does Your City Need to Know about Drones?
Get tips and tricks on how to use drones legally and safely during this free online training.
When Crisis Strikes Out of State
Employees of Minnesota cities often deploy to natural disasters and other emergencies outside of Minnesota. A few best practices can limit your city's liability when lending a hand.
Training Created Just for New Municipal Leaders
Are you ready to get your term off to a good start? Join us in early 2017 for a comprehensive workshop.
Updated Guide to Drug and Alcohol Testing
The Drug and Alcohol Testing Toolkit for the City Workplace information memo can help your city understand options for testing employees for drug and alcohol use under state and federal law.
Learn How Your City Can Increase Success for *All* Residents
Join with your municipal colleagues from around Minnesota to talk about how we can reform local government policies to positively impact communities of color.
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Check out the Resource Library to find handbooks, manuals, information memos, publications, and other resources you need to govern and manage your city.
The most common labor arbitration decisions made in the last year were about:
- Benefits grievances
- Termination grievances
- Discipline grievances
- Interest grievances
Answer: B. Termination grievance cases were the most common issues addressed by labor arbitration in the last year. See examples of these and more in the Arbitration Award Summary Database.Back