• IPMA-HR, Others Ask SCOTUS to Not Let Title VII Claims Go Straight to Court

    Mar 19, 2019

    Justices are scheduled to hear oral arguments in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis on April 22.

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  • HR Headline Roundup for March 11-15, 2019

    Mar 16, 2019

    A federal FY2020 budget proposal targets government employees in a bad way, March Madness makes workers happy and productive, and Oregon lawmakers settle multiple harassment claims.

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  • Webinar Archive: The Socially Intelligent Public Sector HR Leader

    Mar 13, 2019

    The ability to evaluate and influence other people’s social interactions is vital for public sector HR professionals to become successful leaders in navigating the workforce challenges of today and tomorrow.

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  • HR Headline Roundup for March 4-8, 2019

    Mar 09, 2019

    Public sector HR news you may have missed ...

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  • 35K Proposed as New Overtime Salary Threshold

    Mar 08, 2019

    Rules for deeming police officers, firefighters, paramedics and nurse eligible for overtime will not change. Likewise, the job duties test will remain the same for every employee.

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  • HR Headline Roundup for Feb. 25-March 1, 2019

    Mar 02, 2019

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  • Report: AI to Eliminate Thousands of Federal HR Positions

    Mar 01, 2019

    Partnership for Public Service President and CEO Max Steier notes that “The adoption of AI technologies over the coming decade is likely to eliminate work, and in some cases entire jobs, currently being done by more than 130,000 federal agency employees in more than 80 occupations.”

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  • February 2019 Government Affairs Update

    Feb 23, 2019

    With the U.S. government no longer threatened by FY2019 shutdowns, Democrats in Congress have turned some of their focus to the wage and labor reforms they promised during their 2018 election campaigns. Currently under consideration in the House of Representatives and the Senate are the Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Raise the Wage Act of 2019. Another piece of proposed legislation that merits particular attention is the Stop STUPIDITY Act, which would prevent future budget fights from furloughing federal employees or forcing feds to work without pay.

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  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: Millennials in the Workforce: We're Not in High School Anymore

    Feb 22, 2019

    Join Ana Bradshaw, Human Resources Assistant to the Director, City of San Antonio, Texas for 1-hour informative "non-millennial bashing" webinar that will dispel the myths about millennials and provide tools for HR professionals to use to attract, retain, and engage the generation.

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

    Feb 22, 2019

    A 9-0 ruling in Dawson v. Steager 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • SES Group Warns of U.S. Government ‘Failure’ Due to Loss of Civilian Workforce Capacity

    Feb 08, 2019

    The executive summary for a February 2019 report from the Senior Executives Association begins, "Has the U.S. Federal Government reached a point where critical operations might fail in stressful events that are likely to occur? … Based on the data collected in this study, it appears the answer to these critical questions is yes.”

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  • January 2019 Government Affairs Update

    Jan 30, 2019

    The first month of the new year saw the end of the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history, the threat of a new shutdown over Donald Trump's demand for new permanent barriers along the southern border and a push by senators from both sides of the aisle to head off future shutdowns. Against that backdrop, Congress is considering a $15 minimum wage, OMB is considering new overtime eligibility rules, and the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider procedural rules for employment discrimination lawsuits.

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  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: IPMA-HR 2019 Government Affairs Webinar

    Jan 30, 2019

    Join IPMA-HR's Executive Director, Neil Reichenberg, for this critical government affairs update to learn what changes you can expect to see on the federal legislative, regulatory, and judicial fronts in 2019.

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  • EDITORIAL: Partial Federal Government Might Permanently Damage Public Service

    Jan 26, 2019

    Thomas W. Ross, the president of the Volcker Alliance, writes in The Hill that keeping nine agencies closed for more than month and forcing tens of thousands of feds to work without pay has " created an administrative backlog ..., undermined the government’s ability to anticipate and respond to a range of risks for the American people ... [and] eroded the confidence of the American people in our governing processes and our democracy."

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  • Glassdoor: HR Manager a Top 10 Job for 2019

    Jan 24, 2019

    The position held by most of the people who will read this blurb comes in right below Data Engineer and outranks Software Engineer.

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  • Will Los Angeles Teacher Strike Strengthen Public Unions Role in Policymaking?

    Jan 17, 2019

    United Teachers Los Angeles is demanding raises, increases in per-pupil school funding and limits on charter schools, pursuing a much more political agenda than recent labor actions in Arizona, Oklahoma and West Virginia.

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  • Northern California Chapter Dissolved Without Explanation

    Jan 09, 2019

    We assure all directly affected national members that the formation of the independent CalGovHR group will not change your membership status with IPMA-HR or reduce your benefits as an Association member.

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  • Are You Ready to Take on the Most Pressing HR Challenges of 2019?

    Jan 04, 2019

    Employee Benefits News has published a detailed list of the Top 10 HR challenges for the coming year.

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