This report describes how state and local governments use succession planning as a an integral part of their strategy to attract, engage, and retain employees.
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Hampden County has taken a proactive approach to help jail inmates and former inmates access comprehensive medical care, behavioral health and social services, and the financial support they need to improve their life circumstances and ultimately become productive members of their communities.
These case studies examine the public pension systems in four states with a long tradition of being well-funded to determine what successful practices they have in common.
The Denver Employees Retirement Plan is a defined-benefit pension plan that has maintained long-term financial sustainability by making prudent adjustments to the plan’s design and benefits in the face of changing fiscal pressures.
When the Capital Metropolitan Transit Authority in Austin, TX, needed to reign in health care costs, the agency went beyond standard budget cuts to create a nationally recognized wellness program.
A new report finds that local health departments face significant workforce recruitment, retention, and succession planning challenges as they try to meet increasing service demands within continued fiscal constraints.
San Mateo and Santa Clara counties use innovative approaches to attract, retain, and develop their next generation of leaders. (10/13)
To retain employees despite an inability to offer salary increases, Coconino County’s Human Resources Department developed innovative and cost saving initiatives that emphasized employee work-life balance. (4/12)
The Center is working with public officials to review state and local government financial education programs for their employees, and is developing guiding principles and recommendations for its improvement.
Four pension systems — Delaware, Illinois Municipal, Iowa, and North Carolina — have maintained a funding ratio of more than 80 percent in their defined benefit plans, even after the economic downturn of 2008. Learn more about how they did it.