Public Sector Hub

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

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Latest News

  • Featured: SCOTUS: State, Federal Pensions Require Same State Income Tax Treatment

    Feb 22, 2019

    A 9-0 ruling in <i>Dawson v. Steager</i> ensures that state law enforcement retirees will not receive state income tax breaks that are denied to federal retirees. The precedent may also be set for the tax treatment of all types of federal pensions.

  • Featured: Feds Receive 2019 Pay Raise

    Feb 15, 2019

    The spending package that keeps the U.S. government operating throughout Sept. 30, 2019, without being shut down over the president's demand for building new barriers along the border with Mexico includes a provision granting civilian federal employees a 1.4 percent increase in base pay plus a 0.5 percent increase to locality pay adjustments.

  • IPMA-HR Supports Bill to Prevent Federal Government Shutdowns

    Feb 12, 2019

    If passed, the Stop STUPIDITY Act, would keep federal agencies and departments operating on an automatic continuing resolution but halt funding for Congress and the Executive Office of the President until a new budget is adopted.

HR Policy Toolbox

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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.

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