Deferred Compensation

ICMA-RC ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC) provides a portable retirement plan that allows accumulated retirement assets to be transferred between employers.  
MNDCP MN Deferred Compensation Plan. 


Homes for Heros Homes for Heros provides home purchasing rebates and discounts to law enforcement officers. 
MERSC The Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council provides discounts and coupons to member public employees for events and activities in the MN area. 
Wills For Heros Wills for Heros is a program offered by the MN Bar Association that will assist with drafting wills, healthcare directives, and "power of attorney" documents for public safety employees and their spouses. 

Employee Rights

Employee Residency Requirements MN Statute 415.16 notes that public employees are not required to reside in the county/city which they work for. There are some exceptions. 
Federal Labor and Standards Act The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. 
MN Dept of Labor A Minnesota resource that explains most all employee rights protected under US and MN statute. 
MN Public Employer Labor Relations Association This association focus on the training and support to agencies to make sure they comply with the PELRA laws. 
MPPOA Legal Defense Fund Attorneys This is a list of all the attorneys that are available through the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association Legal Defense Fund. 


176 - Workers Compensation Chapter 176 of MN Statutes covers everything related to Workers Compensation 
268 - Unemployment Insurance Chapter 268 of MN Statutes covers everything related to Unemployment Insurance. 
US Dept of Labor American Disabilities Act Information and rules regarding ADA 
US Dept of Labor Family or Medical Leave Act FMLA provides up to 12 weeks of job protected unpaid leave for covered employees to take care of a serious health condition of self or immediate family member, or to give birth or care for a child. 


Minnesota State Retirement System The MSRS manages the retirement funds and plan for MN state employees. 
P.E.R.A. The Public Employee Retirement Association provides retirement benefits for most government employees in the state. 
Social Security Administration A link to the SSA Retirement Age Chart. 

Veteran Benefits

Discrimination With Respect to Employment This law protects enlisted employees from being discriminated against by their employer 
Employers cannot ask miliatry status with intent to discriminate This statute prohibits employers from asking job seekers about military status if the intent of the question is to discriminate. 
Right to a Veteran's Hearing if Terminated This statute provides additional protection from termination for veterans separated from military service under honorable conditions, including requirement for a hearing. 
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) This Federal Law ensures those who served in Armed Forces are not discriminated against because of their service.