Human Resources http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Filling the gap as retirees head for the exits http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/filling-gap-retirees-head-exits <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative contracts and new technology may help pick up the slack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative contracts and new technology may help pick up the slack for governments as workers continue to retire.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/filling-gap-retirees-head-exits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/filling-gap-retirees-head-exits#comments Contracts Economic Development Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Technology GPN Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:10:00 +0000 82311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Tammy Rimes,&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">executive director of the&nbsp;</span>National Cooperative Procurement Partners.</p> Lawsuit: Albuquerque government pays women less than men http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/lawsuit-albuquerque-government-pays-women-less-men <div class="node-body article-body">Last week, four Albuquerque, N.M., city employees filed a class-action lawsuit that accuses the city of paying female workers less than male workers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/lawsuit-albuquerque-government-pays-women-less-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/lawsuit-albuquerque-government-pays-women-less-men#comments Courts Finance Human Resources Mon, 21 May 2018 19:30:00 +0000 82051 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>2018 Wage and Tax Statement. Image via Internal Revenue Service.</p> New Los Angeles sexual harassment reporting system yields increase in claims http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/new-los-angeles-sexual-harassment-reporting-system-yields-increase-claims <div class="node-body article-body">After implementing a new protocol for city departments in reporting sexual harassment, Los Angeles received almost as many sexual harassment claims in two months as it did in the previous five years.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/new-los-angeles-sexual-harassment-reporting-system-yields-increase-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/new-los-angeles-sexual-harassment-reporting-system-yields-increase-claims#comments Human Resources Mon, 26 Feb 2018 20:35:00 +0000 81071 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mayor_Garcetti_convenes_African_American_commissioners_(14037493918).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cincinnati City Council proposes study of institutional racism in city policy http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/cincinnati-city-council-proposes-study-institutional-racism-city-policy <div class="node-body article-body">Officials in Cincinnati are taking a closer look at how municipal policies affect minorities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/cincinnati-city-council-proposes-study-institutional-racism-city-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/cincinnati-city-council-proposes-study-institutional-racism-city-policy#comments Human Resources Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:49:00 +0000 80701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>One of the areas the study might examine is racial discrepancies in code enforcement. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Memphis_Shelby_County_Code_Enforcement_Mullins_Sta_Rd_Memphis_TN_02.jpg">Wikimedia Commons.</a></p> Cook County proposes sexual harassment trainings amid inmate-related harassment lawsuits http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/cook-county-proposes-sexual-harassment-trainings-amid-inmate-related-harassment-laws <div class="node-body article-body">Cook County, Ill., officials have recommended that county staff undergo annual sexual harassment training to ensure safer workplaces as two federal lawsuits accuse county officials of not doing enough to stop harassment from inmates.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/cook-county-proposes-sexual-harassment-trainings-amid-inmate-related-harassment-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/cook-county-proposes-sexual-harassment-trainings-amid-inmate-related-harassment-laws#comments Courts Human Resources Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:41:00 +0000 80261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Chicago, Cook County&#39;s seat. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chicago_as_seen_from_a_commercial_flight_03.JPG">Wikimedia&nbsp;Commons</a>.</p> Police sue Nebraska city over health insurance changes http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/police-sue-nebraska-city-over-health-insurance-changes <div class="node-body article-body">Changes in insurance policy have led a police union and a Nebraska city’s officers to sue the city.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/police-sue-nebraska-city-over-health-insurance-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/human-resources/police-sue-nebraska-city-over-health-insurance-changes#comments Courts Human Resources Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:38:00 +0000 79681 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Hall County Courthouse in Grand Island, Neb. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hall_Co_Courthouse_6.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Cleveland State’s MPA offering prepares its grads to lead in diverse and dynamic urban environments http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/cleveland-state-s-mpa-offering-prepares-its-grads-lead-diverse-and-dynamic-urban-environments <div class="node-body article-body">Professor Nicholas Zingale describes some of the characteristics of Cleveland State University's MPA offering.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/cleveland-state-s-mpa-offering-prepares-its-grads-lead-diverse-and-dynamic-urban-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/cleveland-state-s-mpa-offering-prepares-its-grads-lead-diverse-and-dynamic-urban-environments#comments Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources GPN Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:13:00 +0000 78811 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Professor Nicholas Zingale</p> Training helps keep Show Me State workers aware of cyberthreats http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats <div class="node-body article-body">A new security awareness training and education program is helping Missouri reach its goal of becoming a model and national leader in cybersecurity awareness.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats#comments Products at Work Human Resources Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:22:00 +0000 78711 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The graphic shows the anti-phishing message that is relayed in the Security Mentor training for state government employees.</p> Cooperative contracts awarded that cover mailroom products http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products <div class="node-body article-body">Government, education, and nonprofit agencies looking to enhance their direct mailing capabilities and processes now have access to mailing and postage solutions through National Joint Powers Alliance.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Office Equipment Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Technology Strategic Sourcing Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:32:00 +0000 78261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The kinds of mailroom gear that governments and other organizations can acquire through the NJPA cooperative contracts.</p> Las Vegas police agency relies on software to create optimal work schedules http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/las-vegas-police-agency-relies-software-create-optimal-work-schedules <div class="node-body article-body">An automated public safety scheduling and notification system from Kronos has streamlined officer scheduling at the Las Vegas Department of Public Safety. The system, Workforce TeleStaff, is designed to help officials have more control over their schedules. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/las-vegas-police-agency-relies-software-create-optimal-work-schedules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/las-vegas-police-agency-relies-software-create-optimal-work-schedules#comments Products at Work Finance Human Resources Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:32:00 +0000 78041 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The screenshot shows a scheduling and staffing roster in the Workforce TeleStaff system for a fictional corrections agency. The system,&nbsp;from Kronos, performs automated public safety scheduling and notification.</p>