Management and Administration
Covering topics such as remote work, union relations and workforce development.
A shortage of accountants and auditors has left dozens of municipalities without credit ratings, and new financial reporting requirements are likely to make things worse. There are ways to tackle this skill set supply chain problem.
Teacher attrition is up in schools across the state as fewer students are choosing to study education at the collegiate level. Schools are searching for ways to fill the gaps, including increasing educator pay.
U.S. Senator Alex Padilla has proposed legislation that would provide individuals who worked as essential workers during the pandemic with a pathway for citizenship, though the bill does not provide any timeline for the plan.
Governments have more than a million job vacancies. Many of those positions need the kind of problem-solving that tech workers are likely to embrace and excel at.
About one-fifth of U.S. workers are family caregivers and nearly one-third have quit a job because of their caregiving responsibilities. While remote work offers more flexibility, it’s no substitute for long-term care policy solutions.
Momentum for a four-day workweek has been building and some companies have begun to implement the schedule. Employers and employees have found success with the model and may never go back to the traditional five days.
Traditional approaches to the kinds of complex issues governments face stymie creative work. Houston has been making significant progress on reducing homelessness with a process of bridge building among stakeholders.
One-quarter of adults in the United States have some kind of disability. Are government agencies doing enough to serve their citizens equally — and ensure their safety in emergency situations?
The Tennessee city is one of 16 across the nation selected to participate in a partnership that will help train workers for emerging industries, to diversify the talent pool and uplift underserved communities.
Election administrators are still digging out from the mountains of misinformation from the 2020 election cycle. Bad actors are using AI to ramp up for the next one. Can AI help level the playing field for the good guys?
Attracting more people with four-year degrees — and more women — into policing is likely to produce better outcomes. Among other things, they are less likely to draw complaints and use force.
The state House approved a bill that would require the Occupational Safety and Health Division to raise its minimum fines, in some cases, by more than 1,000 percent for violating workplace safety rules.
The program is aimed at both union leaders and rank-and-file members and will focus on what unions should do before a walkout, how to prepare financially for going without pay, what to do on the picket line and more.
Approximately 20 percent of American workers have admitted to using recreational drugs while working remotely, and there has been an increase in working age Americans with substance use disorders since pre-pandemic.
Artificial intelligence has potential, but it can’t replace simple, reliable technology solutions and the human touch. And there’s a risk that it will automate existing inequities instead of alleviating them.
The city will become the fourth in Kentucky to pass a CROWN ordinance, which blocks the hair discrimination of certain hairstyles, such as braids, locs, twists or Bantu knots, in employment and housing.