Fair Compensation Equals Integrity
Recent pay scandals have tested the public's trust in government.
The Bell, Calif., salary scandal in some respects irreparably tarnished the image of local government employees, writes our colleague Robert J. O'Neill Jr. at Management Insights.
But following a set of guidelines that establish best practices for determining and negotiating compensation for local government executives and staff can help ensure another scandal like Bell never happens again. READ MORE.
Management Insights is published here on Governing.com in collaboration with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. The column is moderated by Stephen Goldsmith, a Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School (on leave), and deputy mayor of operations for the City of New York.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Trump Names Oklahoma AG, a Climate Skeptic and Oil Industry Ally, to Lead EPA3 hours ago
After Hearing Mayors' Concerns, Trump Promises to 'Work Something Out' for Immigrant Children4 hours ago
Judge Halts Michigan's Recount of Presidential Votes4 hours ago
Maryland City Votes to Let Non-Citizens Participate in Local Elections4 hours ago
What We Don't Know About Trump's Carrier Deal (and Most States' Business Deals)5 hours ago
Most States Are Combating Climate Change and Growing Their Economies5 hours ago