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.
This free webinar, presented by CGMC Executive Director Bradley Peterson, explored COVID-19 and its impact on state and local budgets.
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.
The safety of our members and community is of utmost importance to the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). Given the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CGMC has made changes to our summer event schedule. After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 . . .
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.
Another successful Legislative Action Day is in the books! On Wednesday, more than 115 city leaders from across Greater Minnesota traveled to St. Paul for our annual “day at the Capitol” lobbying event. Thank you to everyone who joined us! The day kicked off with a welcome from CGMC . . .