• 07/30/2014 11:51 AM | Anonymous

    Please save the date March 25 - 27, 2015 for the NC-IPMA 2015 Spring Conference in Asheville, NC.

    DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore

    115 Hendersonville Rd.

    Asheville, NC 28803

    More information to follow

  • 05/28/2014 9:04 AM | Anonymous

    State and Local Governments Hiring Again
    Even so, annual Center for Excellence workforce survey finds workforces are smaller than before the 2008 downturn.

    WASHINGTON, DC - Local and state governments continue their hiring trend although their workforces are still smaller since the 2008 economic downturn; recruitment and retention continue to be challenges; and pressure on benefits continues, particularly health care.

    "State and Local Government Workforce: 2014 Trends" is an annual survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (, the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (, and National Association of State Personnel Executives ( of human resource professionals. Two hundred ninety-eight (298) IPMA-HR and NASPE members took part in the survey, which was conducted in March and April 2014. More

  • 05/06/2014 5:29 PM | Anonymous

    We need your help in moving NC-IPMA into the future. Please join us on Thursday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m. for a Roundtable Discussion & Business Meeting for NC-IPMA members.

    NC-IPMA Roundtable Discussion & Business Meeting
    Thursday, June 5
    10:30 a.m.

    Guilford County
    Human Resources Auditorium (1st Floor)
    201 South Greene Street
    Greensboro, NC 27401
    (Parking available in the Greene Street Parking Deck)

    We will discuss:

    •    NC-IPMA Leadership
    •    Organizational Goals
    •    2014 -2015 Membership Campaign
    •    Networking Opportunities
    •    Program Ideas
    •    Building a Winning Organization

    Lunch will be provided. Members are required to RSVP no later than Friday, May 23 at 5 p.m. For additional information or to RSVP contact Chantel Thompson via email to or by phone at 704.920.5101. This event is open to NC-IPMA members only.

    Thank you for your time and commitment to NC-IPMA.

    Click here for more information.



    Best regards,

    Chantel Thompson

    NC-IPMA President Elect 2013-2014

  • 04/28/2014 8:28 AM | Anonymous

    Myers Johnson, our friend, colleague and devoted NC-IPMA member from the City of Asheboro, passed away suddenly late on Sunday, April 27. He will be greatly missed.

    Myers was a dedicated member of NC-IPMA and served in several capacities over the years. He served as President of NC-IPMA from 2007 until 2008. Myers was always very helpful and was a much-loved Past President.

    Please see the attached announcement from John Ogburn, City Manager for Asheboro. (Click here)

  • 03/14/2014 2:24 PM | Anonymous
    On March 13, President Obama and the White House issued a fact sheet as a directive to the Secretary of Labor to revise the overtime provisions contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). More

  • 02/21/2014 11:09 AM | Anonymous
    Last year state and local governments collectively added only 43,000 jobs across the nation, an increase of only 0.2 percent according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. IPMA-HR surveys 363 of its members to find out whether employment in the public sector is expected to improve in 2014. More
  • 10/01/2013 4:40 PM | Anonymous
    NC-IPMA has joined LinkedIn! NC-IPMA members are encouraged to take part in our LinkedIn group to participate in engaging conversations related to public sector human resources. It's free and simple to join. To request membership, search for NCIPMA, click join, and your request will be reviewed by the group manager (to verify membership).

  • 09/19/2013 9:40 AM | Anonymous

    Brilliant people and companies simplify; others complicate. The evidence of this principle is all around us.  Ebay simplified the garage sale; Google distills the enormity of the Internet in seconds; and Apple has engineered the “smart” in phones so that all of its customers don’t have to be. More
  • 09/19/2013 9:38 AM | Anonymous

    In just a matter of weeks -- Oct. 1 to be precise -- health insurance exchanges will open in every state. But it's another set of dates that government employers are counting down to: 2014 and 2018. The former marks the start of a three-year transitional reinsurance fee under the Affordable Care Act, while the latter is the first year of the so-called "Cadillac tax." More
  • 07/25/2013 3:47 PM | Anonymous
    Healthcare – the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been delayed until January 2015. Other provisions remain intact, including the requirement that employer’s notify employees of the healthcare exchanges beginning in October 2013. A summary is available here:
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