Workforce


  • State and local governments face an evolving workforce environment. This report shares projections for the future, jurisdiction case studies, and strategies to manage change.

    September 28, 2018
    Case Studies
  • As a companion to the report Workforce of the Future: Strategies to Manage Change, SLGE conducted a webinar with slides attached and a recording linked here.

    October 3, 2018
    Presentations
  • This SLGE infographic presents a forecast of state and local employment changes through 2026.

    September 17, 2018
    Fact Sheets
  • This report presents 2018 survey data on workforce issues facing state and local employers and draws comparisons with previous years.

    May 21, 2018
    Research Studies
  • This report examines case studies of three cross-jurisdictional staff sharing arrangements in local public health organizations.

    November 22, 2017
    Case Studies
  • 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.

    October 20, 2017
    Case Studies
  • This annual SLGE survey examines trends in state and local government workforce issues, as reported by human resource officials.

    June 28, 2017
    Surveys
  • This infographic displays trends in state and local government compensation, including total compensation, compensation by component, and comparisons to the private sector.

    May 19, 2017
    Fact Sheets
  • SLGE’s Senior Fellow Elizabeth Kellar’s presentation at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)’s 2017 Annual Conference highlighted demographic changes in the state and local government workforce, as well as strategies that governments can use to sell themselves as opportunities to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives and win the war for talent.

    May 3, 2017
    Presentations
  • This infographic shows trends in the state and local government workforce, including total employment, employment by sector, turnover, job openings, and age distribution.

    April 3, 2017
    Fact Sheets