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Beating the Brain Drain

Pew’s Stateline features SLGE’s research on state and local government workforce trends.

Is a National IRA Needed?

BenefitsPro examines the findings of SLGE’s new report on the private sector retirement savings gap.

Top Management Challenges

VP of Research Joshua Franzel joined Route Fifty for a discussion of current management challenges in state and local government.

Retirement Tsunami

SLGE’s Elizabeth Kellar explains to American City & County that, rather than as a tsunami, public sector retirements are coming wave after wave.

Public Hiring Trends Up After Recession

For the second year in a row, state and local governments increased hiring from the previous year, according to a newly released survey of public-sector HR professionals by SLGE.

Public plans doing better on funding

Most public pension plans improved their funded status in 2014 and are likely to be more than 80% funded by 2018, according to a report by SLGE.

State and Local Wages Lag

After years of wage stagnation, state and local governments are finally seeing room in their budgets for slight wage increases and bonuses.