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  • Succession Planning a Top Concern for State and Local Governments

    Oct 21, 2016

    Succession planning continues to be a top workforce issue identified by state and local human resource officials; however, many organizations have not yet developed formal succession plans. To understand more about the current usage of formal succession planning by state and local governments for workforce management, the Center for State and Local Government Excellence surveyed members of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources. Two hundred ninety-five IPMA-HR members took part in the survey, which was conducted in September 2016.

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  • IPMA-HR Endorses FLSA Legislation

    Jul 20, 2016

    IPMA-HR has endorsed the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813) that was introduced by Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR). The bill would phase-in over three-years, the increase in the salary basis threshold that was included in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations that were issued recently by the Department of Labor. 

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  • "The Ripple Effect of Baby Boomer Retirements" by Executive Director Neil Reichenberg

    Oct 21, 2015

    Executive Director Neil Reichenberg writes about the importance of succession planning for the February 2015 issue of Government Finance Review.

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  • IPMA-HR and IMLA Submit Comments on the Department of Labor's Proposed Rulemaking on Overtime Pay

    Sep 08, 2015

    On September 3, the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) and the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) submitted a second round of comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued on July 6, 2015 by the U.S. Department of Labor to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations implementing the exemption from minimum wage and overtime pay for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees. 

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