NACo releases analysis of DOL overtime pay rule
Over the last decade, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has made several attempts to increase the salary threshold for overtime pay for executive, administrative and professional employees. On March 22, DOL released its latest Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to update the overtime pay threshold.NACo releases analysis of DOL overtime pay rule
NACo kicks off Infrastructure Week 2019 in Washington D.C.
The current and future state of infrastructure across the country was front and center Monday morning in Washington, D.C., where NACo and others kicked off Infrastructure Week 2019.
Gary Moore, second vice president of NACo and judge-executive in Boone County, Ky. and Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Ind. and president of the National League of Cities discuss infrastructure issues from local government’s perspectives.
News From Across the Nation - May 13, 2019
A stadium home to the Oakland A’s in ALAMEDA COUNTY may be fully owned by the baseball team after county supervisors voted to transfer the county’s half ownership, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The county and the Oakland A’s currently co-own the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Supervisors voted to start a final process of transferring the county’s ownership to the Oakland A’s for a price of $85 million. The baseball team plans to move to another site in the city and is considering turning the Coliseum into a “Roman ruin-like multi-sports facility” with parks, housing and a technology campus. Photo credit: Oakland Athletics
The holiday which just passed is a particularly meaningful time for the HR Doctor. I was the only child of a disabled mom who contracted polio as an infant.Mother Remembered
County Exec Visits 50 Local Businesses
A decline in manufacturing and negative news coverage following the 2016 presidential election affected the image of Erie County, Pa.
Measure What Matters — Only What Matters
If you’re going to focus on action in an effort to accomplish something, anything, you’re going to want to measure it.
How else will you know if you’re making progress, getting better, achieving what’s possible and staying on track to reach your aiming points and realize your envisioned future state?Measure What Matters — Only What Matters
How Much Is In Your County’s ‘Rainy Day’ Fund?
A local government’s general fund financial reserves or “rainy day” fund is a safeguard against risks like recessions that blow a hole in the budget or extreme events that demand a quick and decisive public safety response.How Much Is In Your County’s ‘Rainy Day’ Fund?
Finding answers, together, to justice system challenges
County leaders gathered recently in Multnomah County, Ore. to learn how the county is improving its justice system and to share successes and challenges they face at home.
County leaders take notes during a Justice Peer Exchange meeting in Multnomah County, Ore., held April 11-12. Officials from around the country swapped justice system successes and challenges at the meetup. Photo by Vernon Smith