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COMMENTARY | Any fiscal expert looking at New Jersey’s budget situation would quickly come to the conclusion that the underfunded pension system is the place to start, the state’s former comptroller and budget director says.
Think about the "pandas," the problems that seem small or inconsequential, but can impede career progress.
COMMENTARY | Washington has not adequately modernized federal laws; that leaves state and local leaders, who are uniquely positioned to help bridge the gap between public policy and sustainable work for families.
American workers are happiest on the job when colleagues check in with them, a survey found.
All state and local governments, even very small ones, are subject to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Health care is just one public policy issue freelancers say is important to them.
Cybersecurity and workforce development are key.
In Minnesota, a training and hiring program is working on getting people into employment, including for the Hennepin County government.
New research from the University of Minnesota ranks major metro areas on job accessibility by car and the effects of congestion.
More and more states are loosening up job licensing requirements, as both free-market advocates and liberal groups argue to legislators that they are barriers to work.
New research offers a dim assessment of some of the most poorly funded state and local public retirement systems.
Budgets are tight and talent is scarce, but the cyber leaders can change that with their increasing sway within governments.
There are more college-educated Americans than jobs requiring that level of education, according to the Urban Institute.
Govs. John Hickenlooper and John Kasich appeared together at an event focused on “forgotten Americans.”
It’s the latest effort by lawmakers to overhaul the “Windfall Elimination Provision," which affects benefits for thousands of state and local government employees around the U.S.
New analysis from the Brookings Institution indicates that smaller metro areas have larger middle-class populations.
A new report looks at how states and localities are harnessing their “brands” and reworking benefits to bolster their workforces.
Although Jerry Brown recognizes the legal concerns that have been raised about S.B. 826, “it’s high time corporate boards include the people who constitute more than half the persons in America.”
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