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IPMA-HR's Public Sector Hub is your source for timely public sector news and information

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Latest News

  • Tell the Labor Department What You Know About Paid and FMLA Leave

    Jul 21, 2020

    The U.S. Department of Labor issued separate Requests for Information (RFI) on state- and employer paid leave and on Family and Medical Leave Act leave. Anyone with knowledge about leave policies and FMLA processes is invited to share their insights and experiences.

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Now Protected Under Title VII

    Jun 15, 2020

    The U.S. Supreme Court on June 15, 2020, affirmed that job protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend to workers who identify as LGBTQ. Writing for the 6-3 majority in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, Justice Neil Gorsuch plainly stated, “An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII.”

  • Announcing Executive Council Vacancies

    Jun 14, 2020

    Are you interested in exercising your leadership skills to enhance the work of public sector human resources management? The IPMA-HR Executive Council needs to fill three (3) positions for a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2021 and one (1) position to fill the final two years of a three-year term.  Deadline:  July 17, 2020

HR Policy Toolbox

The HR Policy Toolbox provides members with quick and easy access to an extensive library of over 500 critical peer-provided sample policies, articles, and RFPs for specific HR challenges.

Employee Engagement Services

IPMA-HR and CPS HR Consulting have teamed up to assist you and your agency in improving your level of employee engagement, with personalized surveys and guidance.

HR News

aug18-coverHR News is the information source that public sector human resources experts rely on to keep up to date on current and pending legislation, regulations, recent court decisions and the latest trends in the human resources field. This is a member-only publication. Please log in to gain access.

HR Bulletin

News iconDelivered straight to your inbox every week, and comprised of top headlines from leading industry sources, the HR Bulletin is the most convenient way to stay current on public sector HR news. This is a member-only publication. Please log in to gain access.

Research and Reports

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Our research team delivers up-to-date data and research related to public sector HR trends, performance monitoring and federal policy.

Public Personnel Management 

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Published specifically for human resource executives and managers in the public sector, each quarterly edition contains in-depth articles on trends, case studies and the latest research by top human resource scholars and industry experts. PPM is a member-only publication. Please log in to gain access.

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