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Latest News

— Apr. 8, 2014
IPMA-HR Signs on to Coalition Letter Urging the Senate to Reject the Reintroduced Paycheck Fairness Act
On April 4, 2014, IPMA-HR signed on to a coalition letter asking the Senate to vote NO on cloture on the motion to proceed to the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 2199, originally introduced as S. 84). The Paycheck Fairness Act is a piece of legislation that has been introduced and rejected twice by the … Read More
Update — Apr. 7, 2014
IPMA-HR is now accepting applications for a number of awards to be presented at this year’s upcoming International Forum and Expo being held from September 20-24 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Various awards are given out each year to public sector HR professionals for their outstanding… Read More
Update — Mar. 31, 2014
USING AUTOMATIC ESCALATION IN PUBLIC SECTOR RETIREMENT PLANS TO INCREASE SAVINGS How state and local governments can use feature to help employees save more for retirement WASHINGTON, DC - A new study from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence looks at how automatic escalation… Read More
Update — Mar. 25, 2014
IPMA-HR is seeking members interested in serving as 2015 president-elect and as 2016 president of the Association. The IPMA-HR bylaws establish the following qualifications to be nominated and elected as president-elect: Be a current individual member or covered staff member of an IPMA-HR agency… Read More