This week, Gov. Walz issued a long-expected proclamation calling the Legislature into a special session set to begin June 12. The Legislature left plenty of work unfinished when it ended the 2020 regular session on May 18 without passing a bonding bill, addressing the distribution of federal CARES Act dollars . . .
As the Minnesota Legislature prepares to reconvene Friday, June 12 for a special session, it is critical that you reach out to your legislators and make it clear that they must pass a bonding bill before they adjourn. As CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson emphasizes in this guest column for . . .
CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson penned a guest column for the online news site Minnesota Reformer in which he called on the Minnesota Legislature to pass a bonding bill during the upcoming special session that invests at least $1.5 billion in critical infrastructure projects around the state. In his column, . . .
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.
We continue to anticipate that a special session will begin June 12 as Governor Walz must convene the Legislature in order to extend his emergency powers related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exact plan for a special session and what the Legislature will seek to accomplish during it is not . . .
This free webinar, presented by CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson, explored COVID-19 and its impact on state and local budgets.