State and Local Governments Hiring Again
Even so, annual Center for Excellence workforce survey finds workforces are smaller than before the 2008 downturn.
WASHINGTON, DC - Local and state governments continue their hiring trend although their workforces are still smaller since the 2008 economic downturn; recruitment and retention continue to be challenges; and pressure on benefits continues, particularly health care.
"State and Local Government Workforce: 2014 Trends" is an annual survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (slge.org), the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (ipma-hr.org), and National Association of State Personnel Executives (naspe.net) of human resource professionals. Two hundred ninety-eight (298) IPMA-HR and NASPE members took part in the survey, which was conducted in March and April 2014. More