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TRENDS TO WATCH: SLGE Highlights State and Local Workforce Issues for 2017


The Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) recently released the following trends that state and local governments should keep an eye on in the upcoming year:

  • Younger Employees Will Dominate the Workforce
  • Recruiting and Retaining Employees Will Be a Top Concern
  • Governments Need a Succession Plan
  • More Governments Are Hiring
  • Most Pension Plans Are Making Modest Progress to Improve Funding
  • How Confident Are State and Local Workers about Retirement
  • About 25 Percent of State and Local Employees Are Not Covered by Social Security

Learn more about these trends by checking out the SLGE E-news

 
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