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Filling the gap as retirees head for the exits

Wednesday, June 20, 2018  
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Cooperative contracts and new technology may help pick up the slack
by Michael Keating | Government Procurement

 

 

In its 2018 state and local government workforce survey, the Center for State and Local Government Excellence says government HR professionals are concerned about the present and future government workforce. These HR pros say retirements in their agencies are increasing in frequency. About 44 percent of respondents say retirements in the most recent year were up from the year before. Respondents also say the number of eligible employees postponing their retirements has fallen substantially.

In Kentucky, state and local government workers are retiring at an accelerated pace. Nearly 1,300 more public employees than expected chose to retire during the fiscal year that ends June 30, creating an 18 percent spike in withdrawals at the already cash-strapped Kentucky Retirement Systems.

 

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