Research and Resources

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September 28, 2018
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 17, 2018
This SLGE infographic presents a forecast of state and local employment changes through 2026.
May 21, 2018
This report presents 2018 survey data on workforce issues facing state and local employers and draws comparisons with previous years.
November 22, 2017
This report examines case studies of three cross-jurisdictional staff sharing arrangements in local public health organizations.
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October 20, 2017
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.
June 28, 2017
This annual SLGE survey examines trends in state and local government workforce issues, as reported by human resource officials.
May 19, 2017
This infographic displays trends in state and local government compensation, including total compensation, compensation by component, and comparisons to the private sector.
April 3, 2017
This infographic shows trends in the state and local government workforce, including total employment, employment by sector, turnover, job openings, and age distribution.
December 8, 2016
This report examines the employment and retirement planning and saving experiences of state and local government workers and their confidence in their retirement prospects.
October 25, 2016
This infographic displays state and local government human resource officials’ responses to an SLGE survey on succession planning.
July 18, 2016
SLGE’s VP of Research Joshua Franzel presented on a panel about the Local Government Workforce of the Future during the Alliance for Innovation’s “Transforming Local Government 2016” conference. Franzel was joined by panelists James Jayne, County Manager of Navajo County, Arizona and Pam Weir, Assistant to the City Manager of Goodyear, Arizona.
May 26, 2016
This annual SLGE survey examines trends in state and local government workforce issues, as reported by human resource officials.