- Retirement age would rise to 67 under pension proposal Updated: Sep-02-15 7:28 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The normal retirement age for many new public workers would increase two years to 67 under a proposal state lawmakers may consider in the upcoming legislative session.
- Court: Texts on public employee's cellphone public records Updated: Aug-27-15 1:49 pm
SEATTLE - The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public records.
- KCC workers opting to leave civil service for pay raises Updated: Aug-26-15 10:50 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Corporation Commission said 81 percent of its classified workers have chosen to leave the state's civil service system in exchange for a pay raise.
- Public workers won't pay more for health care in 2016 Updated: Aug-25-15 6:00 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The health care costs of South Carolina's public employees will stay the same next year, but their employers will pay more.
- Court monitor seeks more IDOT help on hiring review Updated: Aug-20-15 10:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has not fully cooperated in an examination of improper political hiring in Illinois, a federal court monitor said Thursday.
- Clinton calls for tripling AmeriCorps civil service program Updated: Aug-20-15 12:16 pm
ATLANTA - As part of her promise to address rising college costs, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling to expand the AmeriCorps service program launched under her husband's administration.
- Server update brings down email for 50,000 public employees Updated: Aug-19-15 10:41 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Email service for about 50,000 public employees is down.
- Retirees moving to Fort Rucker in south Alabama Updated: Aug-19-15 8:43 am
OZARK, Alabama - For two retired soldiers who served the country around the globe in two different eras, the world is actually smaller than one might think.
- School guard fired over 'black thug' post to be reinstated Updated: Aug-18-15 1:31 pm
VINELAND, New Jersey - A New Jersey school security guard fired over Facebook posts that used the phrase "black thug" to describe suspects accused of killing a Philadelphia police officer will be reinstated next month.
- 165 W.Va. pension recipients get more than $80K annually Updated: Aug-16-15 11:44 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's pension system pays more than $80,000 in annual benefits to 165 recipients, according to a newspaper's review.
- Tucson wants officer who swore at driver fired from job Updated: Aug-12-15 11:07 am
TUCSON, Arizona - The city of Tucson is planning to appeal a decision allowing a police officer who was fired for yelling offensive words at a motorist to return to his position.
- California pension proposal cast similarly to failed bid Updated: Aug-12-15 2:08 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Proponents of a California pension initiative said Tuesday that state Attorney General Kamala Harris is once again favoring labor unions by using the same words she used to describe their previous failed bid to limit taxpayer spending on public pensions.
- KCC workers offered pay raise to drop civil service status Updated: Aug-08-15 12:04 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas utility regulators are offering nearly 100 classified staff members a 7.5 percent raise if they agree to be removed from the state's civil service system.
- Labor grievance filed over work hours at Nebraska prison Updated: Aug-05-15 2:29 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nearly three months after a deadly Nebraska prison riot, corrections officers and caseworkers are still working 12-hour emergency shifts at the facility, a state union official said Wednesday.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota cutting 73 positions Updated: Aug-04-15 12:44 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is eliminating 73 positions due to the loss of the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System contract.