By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation
Have you heard about Workforce Wednesdays? Read on.
In the Fall of 2015, the Local Government Research Collaborative (LGRC) released a report and subsequent webinar, Red Tape to Green Tape, that looked at why grievance policies are important and the impact they can have on all levels of an organization. What particularly makes this relevant to this month’s WorkforceWednesday topic? Primarily the fact that the research showed most organizations surveyed had grievance policies that were nine or more years older, which is significant because newer policies are perceived as more effective. Take a moment to reintroduce yourself to the report (download here) and webinar summary, and leave us your feedback in the comments below or in the KN. As we continue our #WorkforceWednesday series, diving into the issues facing the local government workforce, we wanted to take a look at HR and personnel policies. More particularly, antiquated policies.
Read the full article on the Alliance’s website here.
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