DEI and the Public Sector

Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives are becoming a focus for employers, and the public sector is no different. Still, any municipality, county, state, or...

Compassion Fatigue – A Concern in the Public Sector

Compassion fatigue is real and growing, given what our teachers, social workers, firefighters, police officers, and especially medical facility workers have been through in the...

Religion and Employment

Religion has surfaced as an issue of more importance in the workplace based on federal court and rulemaking actions. There are several topics concerning religion...

Public Sector: Looking Ahead to 2021

An interesting and valuable article about the federal workforce also articulates the challenges in the state and local public sector. In 2020 we have seen...

Public Sector Dress Codes and the Constitution

One of my colleagues, Allison Moore, wrote a great article about neutral messaging policies in the private sector, and it has proved to be prescient....