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March 2016

Webinar: The Facts on Public Pensions

March 29, 2016

Public pensions continue to be a topic of great concern to state policymakers across the country. Struggling from years of insufficient contributions, combined with longer-living retiree populations, many states face mounting public pension liabilities. Understanding how your state’s plan compares to others around the country and having access to reliable data about pension plans are both essential to making evidence-based policy decisions. SLGE partnered with the Council of State Governments to offer a free  eCademy session to offer background on the state of public pension…

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February 2016

Webinar: Workforce of Tomorrow

February 16, 2016

The Local Government Research Collaborative hosted a webinar on February 16, 2016 featuring SLGE’s “Workforce of Tomorrow” report. SLGE President/CEO Elizabeth Kellar reviewed the report’s findings and six action strategies. A panel of local government management experts described how they compete for talent and how to engage and manage that talent. Speakers: Karen Thoreson, Alliance for Innovation Jim Becklenburg, Broomfield, CO Cynthia Eades, Catawba County, NC Partick Ibarra, The Mejorando Group Elizabeth Kellar, SLGE

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December 2015

Webinar: Using Data to Guide Decisions and Tell Your Pension Plan’s Story

December 8, 2015

The Center for State and Local Government Excellence and its partners guide participants through Public Plans Data, a free, publicly accessible online database of financial, actuarial, and governance data for the nation’s largest public pensions plans, demonstrating how state and local governments local governments can use the tool to put pension data into context.  Speakers show how Public Plans Data can be used by local government pension plan administrators, human resource officials, finance officers, managers and elected officials for benchmarking, making informed policy decisions, and comparing benefits across plans.…

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June 2015

Retirement Security Summit: The Evolving Social Contract

June 15, 2015

On June 9, 2015, SLGE convened a Retirement Security Summit in order to explore pension and health benefit changes, retirement income trends, the implications of shifting demographics, and the evolving social contract with employees. Program Moderator: Peter Harkness, Founder and Publisher Emeritus, Governing magazine Welcome: Elizabeth Kellar, President & CEO, Center for State and Local Government Excellence Introduction: Robert O’Neill, Executive Director, ICMA and Chair, Board of Directors, Center for State and Local Government Excellence Keynote Speaker: Dallas Salisbury, President & CEO, Employee Benefit Research Institute Video…

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May 2015

Webinar: What’s New in PublicPlansData.org

May 19, 2015

On May 19, 2016, SLGE and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College partnered to offer a free webinar showing users the new features and data sets that have been added to publicplansdata.org, including: (1) a map showing which state retirement plans are covered by Social Security and which ones are not; (2) retirement system and plan data through 2014 (2015 data coming soon); (3) expanded local plan data (total of 35 local plans); (4) retirement system “Quick Facts”; and…

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September 2014

Webinar: Retirement Confidence of State and Local Government Workers

September 22, 2014

The Center for State and Local Government Excellence and TIAA-CREF Institute discuss the findings of a recent survey report that examined the employment and retirement planning and saving experiences of state and local government workers, as well as their confidence in their retirement income prospects. Speakers: Paul J. Yakoboski, Ph.D., Senior Economist, TIAA-CREF Institute Joshua M. Franzel, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, Center for State and Local Government Excellence

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June 2014

Webinar: Auto Features in Public Sector Retirement Savings Plans

June 10, 2014

This webinar offers a review of promising practices for automatic features in public sector defined contribution plans.

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October 2013

Webinar: Recruitment and Retention Challenges and Successes in the Local Health Department Workforce

October 24, 2013

A webinar based on a joint Center/University of Illinois at Chicago report, Local Health Department Workforce Recruitment and Retention: Challenges and Opportunities. The report found 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. Speakers: Joshua Franzel, PhD, Vice President of Research, Center for Excellence Julie Darnell, PhD, MHSA, Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at…

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April 2013

Future of Retirement Summit

April 16, 2013

The Center convened a Future of Retirement Summit to address the workforce, legal, financial, policy, and political challenges facing local and state governments as they retool their retirement benefits. Program Moderator: Peter Harkness, Founder and Publisher Emeritus, Governing magazine Welcome and Introduction: Elizabeth Kellar, President & CEO, Center for State and Local Government Excellence  Session 1: Public Sector Retirement Plans: The Real Story Alicia Munnell, Director, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College; author of the new book, State and Local Pensions, What Now?  Robert Clark, Zelnak…

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November 2011

Center Recognizes Local Governments for Workforce Excellence

November 11, 2011

(From left) San Francisco City & County CFO Brent Lewis, Human Resources Managing Deputy Director Ted Yamasaki, and Human Resources Director Micki Callahan; Center for Excellence President/CEO Elizabeth Kellar; Senator George Voinovich; and San Francisco City & County Workforce Development Director Donna Kotake Governments cultivating workforce and planning for future needs within financial realities The City and County of San Francisco was the recipient of the Center’s inaugural Local Government Workforce Excellence Award in recognition of its comprehensive approach to…

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