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 Read More

Highlights of the Center’s April 2013 Future of Retirement Summit. Participants examined the workforce, legal, financial, policy, and political challenges facing local and state governments as they retool their retirement benefits.

The Center recognized three local governments — the City and County of San Francisco, CA; Coconino County, AZ; and the local governments of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, CA — for their innovative approach to workforce development and planning for future needs, even as they cope with the financial realities of the “new normal.”