City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Nepotism Policy



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X City Council Departments

X Boards and Commissions

__ Other: [Describe]


No local official or employee shall be the immediate supervisor, or that supervisors immediate supervisor, of a related person; a local official or employee of the city shall not influence or attempt to influence the hiring, transfer, suspension, promotion, discharge, reward, discipline, or the adjustment of grievances of a related person; a local official or employee of the City shall not influence or attempt to influence the awarding of a City contract to a related person.


Council Approval Date: February 11, 2005

Effective Date: June 1, 2005

Policy Review Group Approval:

Last Revised Date:

Key Words

Nepotism; employment; supervisor; employee; "related person"; definitions; familial relationship


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Administering Department

Human Resources - Director of Human Resources: (612) 673-2139


HR Policy Coordinator: (612) 673-3103

Ethics Officer: (612) 673-3230

Last updated Apr 18, 2013



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