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9 Jun ‘20

Webinar: Public Sector Labor Negotiations and Workforce Cost-Cutting in a COVID-19 Economy

2020-06-09T12:00:36-05:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Archived Webinars, COVID-19, Events, Labor & Employee Relations, News, Webinar|

This webinar explored what public employers are planning for wage settlements and benefits and cost-cutting with their workforce. Practical and legal strategies will be discussed for negotiating economic and language items and implementing cost-cutting measures related to wage and benefit freezes, reducing work hours, furloughs, hiring freezes, voluntary separation incentives, layoffs, and subcontracting.    

6 May ‘20

Webinar: COVID-19 Employment Update and Q&A with Labor and Employment Attorneys

2020-05-06T11:58:28-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Archived Webinars, COVID-19, Events, Labor & Employee Relations, News, Webinar|

Employers are determining short and long-term measures to address the impacts of COVID-19 on workers and the workplace. This webinar answers public employer questions on any safety, operational, and personnel actions local governments have taken, will take, or are considering. In addition, the provides a brief on new medical, legal, or economic guidance from local, state, or federal officials.

29 Apr ‘20

Returning non-critical workers to work

2020-04-29T09:31:45-05:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Labor & Employee Relations, News|

On April 23, 2020, Governor Tim Walz signed Emergency Executive Order 20-40 (Order) permitting workers in limited Non-Critical Exempt Businesses to return to work. The Order is meant to be a cautious next step in allowing Non-Critical Sector Employees to return to work following the Governor’s stay-at-home order of March . . .

22 Apr ‘20

Webinar: Keeping Public Workers Legally and Practically Safe from COVID-19

2020-04-22T13:40:29-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived Webinars, COVID-19, Events, Labor & Employee Relations, News, Webinar|

Local governments are navigating legal requirements, medical guidance, and employee concerns about keeping their workplaces and workforce safe with the spread of COVID-19, while also maintaining continuity of efficient and high-quality operations. This webinar will explore requirements and practices to ensure that workplace conditions are safe and employees are able to remain safe yet productive.

9 Apr ‘20

Fill out our survey on COVID-19 public employment impacts

2020-04-09T15:58:59-05:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Labor & Employee Relations|

Local governments have changed their operations and workforce to address the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak and related state and federally issued guidelines and directives. As a result, finances are tightening and the public is closely monitoring these changes. The CGMC is conducting a survey to better understand the economic and . . .

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