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Government Affairs

IPMA-HR’s government affairs and advocacy program has a long history of promoting public-sector employment and professionalism by supporting legislation, regulations and judicial decisions that foster a strong public sector workforce.

IPMA-HR Philosophy: To support laws that enhance public employment and assist public sector HR in accomplishing their goals. To oppose legislation that has a negative impact on public employment and public budgets.

 

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2014 Dec. 22nd 3:02pm

🏠 U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employers in Security Clearance Case Involving Fair Labor Standards Act

🏠 U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employers in Security Clearance Case Involving Fair Labor Standards Act

In a positive decision for employers, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously in the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk that the time employees spent at the end of a shift waiting to undergo a security screening was not compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

2014 Aug. 6th 12:18pm

🏠 The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission Changes the EEO-4 Form

🏠 The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission Changes the EEO-4 Form

On July 29th the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved a modification on the EEO-4 form that requires state and local governments to complete in odd numbered years to allow respondents to select more than one race and ethnicity.
2014 Jun. 19th 12:00am

🏠 Supreme Court Decides First Amendment Protects Testimony by Public Employees

🏠 Supreme Court Decides First Amendment Protects Testimony by Public Employees

In a unanimous decision on June 19, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Lane v. Franks that the First Amendment protects a public employee who provides truthful sworn testimony outside the scope of his ordinary job responsibilities.

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