• 2020 IPMA-HR Award Nominations - DEADLINE June 1, 2020

    Mar 30, 2020

    It’s that time of the year again to nominate a well-deserved public sector individual or agency for one of the following 2019 awards, given by IPMA-HR to recognize outstanding achievements and milestones being reached within the public sector. Application DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1, 2020.  Learn more (access award applications).

    • News & Media
  • 2020 IPMA-HR Education Fellowships and Scholarships DEADLINE June 1, 2020

    Mar 30, 2020

    Don't miss out on these national membership benefits!  Education funding opportunities for you and your children. Application DEADLINE June 1, 2020.   Learn more (access fellowship and scholarship applications).

    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for March 23-27, 2020

    Mar 27, 2020

    Government service gains respect during coronavirus crisis, first responders and government IT challenged as never before, SCOTUS strengthens defenses against racial discrimination claims …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • IPMA-HR Nominations for the 2022 President Now Being Accepted

    Mar 23, 2020

    IPMA-HR is accepting nominations for the 2022 Association president. The deadline for nominating a candidate is May 8, 2020 

    • Articles
  • February-March 2020 Government Affairs Update

    Mar 23, 2020

    The second coronavirus response law mandates emergency paid sick and expands family leave eligibility. Before the COVID-19 pandemic refocused all efforts in Washington, D.C., members of Congress considered more general paid leave legislation, and the U.S. Supreme Court once more took up the question of whether the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

    • Government Affairs
    • Washington Updates
  • HR Headline Roundup for March 16-20, 2020

    Mar 20, 2020

    Coronavirus news of particular interest to the public sector, remote working questions answered, the OPM director resigns and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • An Overview of the Employment Provisions of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act

    Mar 19, 2020

    The law expands Family and Medical Leave Act eligibility and make emergency paid sick leave available to some workers. IPMA-HR has raised concerns with congressional leaders over the fact that public sector employers will not receive payroll tax credits for paying employees who take emergency leave.

    • Government Affairs
    • Advocacy
  • HR Headline Roundup for March 9-13, 2020

    Mar 13, 2020

    COVID-19 news and resources for public health workers, police, fire, EMS, teachers and school staff; prisons prepare for coronavirus; government IT talent development and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for March 2-6, 2020

    Mar 06, 2020

    An HR response to the Virginia Beach Municipal Center shooting, breaking the IT union at the TVA, concentrating on coronavirus control and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • Update: Preparing the Public Sector Workplace to Deal with Coronavirus

    Mar 05, 2020

    IPMA-HR has compiled this list of resources for members as you prepare to respond to the novel coronavirus in your workplace.

    • Coronavirus
    • Articles
  • 2020 Public Sector Employment Outlook

    Mar 05, 2020

    Overall, the employment outlook for agencies, departments, schools and other organizations where IPMA-HR members work reflects the outlook in 2019.In an encouraging sign, the number of public sector organizations that anticipate leaving positions open for budgetary reasons hit an 11-year low, declining from 69 percent in 2010 to 20 percent during 2020.

    • Reports
    • Employment Outlook
  • HR Headline Roundup for February 24-28, 2020

    Feb 28, 2020

    CDC guidance for employers on combating coronavirus, discovering discrimination against injured postal workers and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for February 17-21, 2020

    Feb 21, 2020

    Paid family leave still lacking for state employees, teachers’ pay and the cost of living, a state pays the price for cutting its prison budget and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for February 10-14, 2020

    Feb 14, 2020

    ACA compliance deadlines loom in several states, the proposed FY2020 federal budget targets the federal workforce, Utah state employees engage in “pharmaceutical tourism” and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • Download the Updated HR20/20 Report

    Feb 12, 2020

    Readers learn the value of viewing all HR initiatives through the lenses of business acumen, innovation, strategic orientation and equity. They also gain insight into why focusing on leadership, culture, talent, communication and technology offers the keys to positioning the HR function as a driver of organizational change.

    • In the News
    • Press Releases
    • News & Media
  • Major City/County Meeting Discussion Summary

    Feb 11, 2020

    A summary of topics discussed at the Major City/County Meeting on January 29-31,2020 in San Diego, CA.

  • HR Headline Roundup for February 3-7, 2020

    Feb 07, 2020

    What to know about coronavirus response, the defeat of legislation to mandate paid family leave in Vermont, designing engaging recruitment emails and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • Bring Public Sector Job Candidate Screening Into the 21st Century With IPMA-HR Online Services

    Feb 05, 2020

    Just in time for the launch of new hiring and promotional tests for government customer service providers, wastewater facility operators and managers, and fire marshals, the International Public Management Association for Human Resources rolled out expanded online test administration services and live remote proctoring.

    • Press Releases
  • HR Headline Roundup for January 27-31, 2020

    Jan 31, 2020

    No real savings for self-insured employers, union representation shrinks again, federal whistleblowers increasingly unprotected and more …

    • In the News
    • News & Media
  • Talent Management, Compensation, Recruiting on the Docket for Our 2020 Major City/County Human Resources Directors’ Meeting

    Jan 31, 2020

    More than 30 public sector human resources managers met in San Diego over the last three days of January to discuss workforce challenges and solutions for larger municipalities.

    • In the News
    • News & Media