Webinar on Auto-Enrollment and Employee Decision-Making

A recent survey explores employee behavior when faced with auto-enrollment in defined contribution supplemental retirement plans, such as how default ‘anchor points’ affect opt-out decision-making and retirement savings rates. Results were discussed by SLGE and ICMA-RC experts during a webinar on Tuesday, May 7th.  Click here to view a webinar recording.

Public Health Staff Sharing

Case studies from Minnesota and New Jersey illustrate how local jurisdictions can implement staff sharing arrangements for more efficient local public health services. The research provides important insight on key challenges, financial consideration, outcomes, and lessons learned.

Public Sector Workforce 2030 Summit: Mark Your Calendars!

On September 27th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, SLGE, the National League of Cities and ICMA-RC will host a summit on ‘Public Sector Workforce 2030: Planning for the Next Generation of State and Local Government Employees.’ Panel and attendee discussions will focus on rethinking retirement, workforce trends, and health and wellness benefits. The event will be geared toward a diverse mix of elected officials, government agency managers, retirement administrators, HR professionals, labor representatives, and members of the research community.

For those arriving from out of town, there will be a pre-summit reception and networking opportunity with our speakers on the evening of September 26th. This event is complimentary, but space is limited. Click here to view the agenda, register, or  make hotel reservations.

SLGE in the News

SLGE participated in two podcasts around the study on the effect of auto-enrollment and deferral rates on public sector employee decision-making in supplemental retirement plans. These are available through Money Life and the Weekly Pulse. The study was also covered by MarketWatch, Pensions&Investments, and InsuranceNewsNet.

The Center’s workforce research was featured in a Route Fifty article on state and local government compensation, with police recruitment data cited by InPublicSafety, and succession planning research covered by Western Michigan Business News.

Financial planning and literacy research was cited by a trade publication for North Carolina credit unions.

SLGE will also be participating in various upcoming events, including the World Pensions Forum, and the conferences of the Government Finance Officers Association and National Association of State Treasurers.