The Center in the News
Here’s a roundup of recent articles by and quoting Center staff.
Competing for Talent in an Era of Restraints: Center President & CEO Elizabeth Kellar writes in the October issue of PA Times about the recruitment and retention crisis facing state and local governments. Posted with the permission of ASPA.
While Others Underfunded Pensions, Milwaukee Held Firm: Center President & CEO Elizabeth Kellar tells National Public Radio it’s not surprising that Milwaukee has a well-funded pension plan, since the city consistently pays the annual required contribution.
Retiree Benefits May Be Harder to Cut if Court Ruling Holds: Center Vice President of Research Joshua Franzel tells Governing that while pensions are a fairly static benefit, retiree health benefits are dependent on a number of variables and, thus, more susceptible to outside forces.
Inflation Assumptions Under the Spotlight: Asset International’s Chief Investment Officer covers a new paper co-authored by Center Vice President of Research Joshua Franzel, “Public Pension Plans and Inflation: Assumptions Used at the State and Local Level in the United States and Other Jurisdictions.”
Webinar: Retirement in 2050: Generation Y Planning
Join ICMA-RC and the Center on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 3:00 ET for a special webinar to kick off National Save for Retirement Week. Learn more and register.
Reminder: Webinar: Recruitment and Retention Challenges and Successes in the Local Health Department Workforce
On Thursday, Oct. 24, from 3 to 5 pm (EDT), the Center will host a webinar to discuss the findings of a joint Center-University of Illinois at Chicago research project on the local health department workforce funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Learn more and register.
San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, CA: Addressing Tomorrow’s Talent Crisis Today
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties use innovative approaches to attract, retain, and develop their next generation of leaders. Read the case study.