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2014 Aug. 12th 12:37pm

🏠 Seeking Nominations for 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards

🏠 Seeking Nominations for 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards

Nominations for the 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards is now open! The Awards are the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. 

Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service. Application deadline is October 31, 2014.

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 Jul. 8th 11:42am

🏠 Infographic: State and Local Governments Are Hiring Again

🏠 Infographic: State and Local Governments Are Hiring Again

In the current issue of HR News, IPMA-HR provides more indepth insight on where state and local governments are hiring again. Read more in the July issue.

2014 Jun. 24th 10:45am

🏠 CPS-HR and IPMA-HR Offers $20,000 Grant to a Government Agency with Innovative HR Programs

🏠 CPS-HR and IPMA-HR Offers $20,000 Grant to a Government Agency with Innovative HR Programs

CPS HR Consulting and IPMA-HR have formed a partnership to establish a $20,000 grant program for the encouragement of innovative human resources practices in the public sector. 

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.

2014 Jun. 12th 11:07am

🏠 Supreme Court to Decide If Time Spent in Security Screenings Is CompensabIe

🏠 Supreme Court to Decide If Time Spent in Security Screenings Is CompensabIe

The International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)  along with a coalition of labor associations filed an amicus curiae brief  on June 10 in the case of Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Jesse Busk. The case has been accepted for review by the United States Supreme Court. The issue surrounding the case is about whether time spent in security screenings is compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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