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Sick Leave Benefits for Local Government Employees Part 1: An Overview

Sick Leave Benefits for Local Government Employees Part 1: An Overview

In this month’s HR Advisor column, Cabot Dow, President, Cabot Dow Associates, begins the first of a four-part series taking a comprehensive look at the provision of paid sick leave benefits to local government employees

In Focus

Why Employee Engagement Matters and Why Engagement Efforts Fail To improve employee engagement, governments must first understand what drives engagement — in other words, what they need to manage. More from Government Finance Review. March 5, 2015

Emerging Issues and Featured Practices

OPMA and PRA Practice Tips and Checklists

MRSC, in partnership with the State Auditor's Local Government Performance Center, developed practical guidance and tools for local agencies on the Public Records Act (PRA) and the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA).
 

Drones: Whether Local Governments Can Regulate Unmanned Aircraft

Throughout the country, law enforcement, businesses, and private citizens have begun to use drones—or have considered doing so—for a variety of purposes. This raises important issues, including how local governments in Washington State can or should regulate the use of this new technology.