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Since issuing an announcement in late December, MCIT has worked with its reinsurer to clarify the scope of the communicable disease exclusion as it relates to the vaccination work performed by members. MCIT has determined that the scope of the exclusion is not as broad as first represented. LEARN MORE NOW »
The new workplace injury hotline is now available for all work-related injuries. Call the hotline anytime an employee is injured on the job to connect with a registered nurse. He or she will provide self-care instructions or medical referrals as appropriate. The call also serves to begin the workers’ compensation claim process. Members are encouraged to become familiar with the service and promote its use to all supervisors and employees. LEARN MORE NOW »
New materials assist members in building and supporting a positive safety culture. Work Wisely materials include a handbook and safety culture campaign items. VIEW AND DOWNLOAD MATERIALS NOW »
Get answers to common questions about how workers' compensation responds to various employee situations related to COVID-19. Also check out decision trees for COVID-19 and workers' compensation, FFCRA and OSHA reporting. GO TO FAQS NOW »
MCIT is a joint powers entity made up of Minnesota counties and associated public entities that pool resources to provide property, casualty and workers’ compensation coverage to members. MCIT also offers risk management and loss control services. LEARN MORE ABOUT MCIT »
News and Upcoming Events
Updates to Open Meeting Law Effective Now, July 1, Aug. 1

Chapter 14 of the 2021 session laws, signed into law May 6, made several updates to the Minnesota Open Meeting Law. Some of these changes are retroactively applied and effective now through June 30.  Others were effective starting May 7 or take effect Aug. 1 and are not time limited.
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MCIT Board of Directors Announces Retirement of Executive Director Robyn Sykes

Robyn Sykes, executive director of Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust, announced her intention to retire this fall during the May 14 MCIT Board of Directors meeting. The MCIT Bard of Directors expresses its appreciation for her many years of service advancing the mission of MCIT.
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Legal Considerations for Mandatory COVID-19 Workplace Vaccination Policies

Employers may be considering whether to impose mandatory vaccination policies or require proof of vaccination before permitting employees to return to the workplace. Vaccination mandates are not new, especially in health care and public education. But before imposing mandatory workplace vaccination policies, employers should consider their legal ramifications.
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Oct 13, 2021
Managing the Human Resource
Holiday Inn, St. Cloud
Registration Fee: $110 per person for MCIT members; $150 per person for nonmembers

Oct 28, 2021
Workers’ Compensation Workshops (Virtual)
No cost

Nov 03, 2021
How to Conduct an Employee Investigation
Holiday Inn, St. Cloud
Registration Fee: $110 per person for MCIT members; $150 per person for nonmembers