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St. Louis County may establish an emergency employment program to meet the needs of its
unemployed residents. The County Board of Commissioners shall establish rules governing the
operation of the employment program. Rules shall include but not be limited to number of hours
worked, wages, benefits, and methods and terms of payment. Limits imposed by civil service
rules shall not apply to an emergency jobs program established under the authority of this section.
Service in a St. Louis County emergency jobs program shall not constitute employment under
chapter 268 but shall come within the exclusion established in section 268.035, subdivision 20,
clause (10), and St. Louis County shall not be liable for contributions to the unemployment
insurance program trust fund for participants of an emergency jobs program.
History: 1984 c 501 s 1; 1994 c 488 s 8; 1999 c 107 s 66; 2000 c 343 s 4; 2002 c 379
art 1 s 80