Managing Fiscal Stress
Managing Through Fiscal Stress is designed to help our public sector clients find immediate solutions, meet short-term challenges and improve long-term performance during an economic downturn.
- First edition of Managing Through Fiscal Stress
Workforce Decisions for Now and Later
- Second edition of Managing Through Fiscal Stress
Aligning Total Rewards Strategy with Workforce Management
- Third edition of Managing Through Fiscal Stress
Health Plan Management During Turbulent Times
- Fourth edition of Managing Through Fiscal Stress
Using Voluntary Benefits to Satisfy Employees' Benefits Needs During Tough Economic Times
- Fifth edition of Managing Through Fiscal Stress
Retirement Plan Management During Difficult Times
Managing Through Fiscal Stress Survey
The Segal Company has collected responses from state and local governments about recent workforce management practices through our Managing Through Fiscal Stress online survey.
Learn more about managing the following during times of fiscal stress:
Reductions in Force
- March 2009 Public Sector Letter, "Managing Through Fiscal Stress: Reductions in Force"
- "State Budget Troubles Worsen"
Article from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- "Eight Steps to Instituting a Successful Reduction in Force, and One Interesting Alternative"
Article by Segal Company Senior Vice Presidents Cathie Eitelberg and Elliot Susseles that appeared in the February issue of IPMA-HR News, published by the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (www.IPMA-HR.org).
- April 2009 Public Sector Letter, "Managing Through Fiscal Stress: Avoiding Health Plan Side Effects During an Economic Recession"
- 2009 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey
- February 2009 Bulletin, "The Stimulus Law's Temporary Subsidy for COBRA Premiums"
- June 2008 Public Sector Letter, "Total Health Management: A Targeted Approach to Improving the Quality of Care and Ensuring Appropriate Utilization"
- "Health Spending Projections Through 2018: Recession Effects Add Uncertainty To The Outlook"
Article from Health Affairs
- April 2009 Bulletin, "Public Sector Compliance Wrap-up"
- Pensionomics: Measuring the Economic Impact of State and Local Pension Plans
Report from the National Institute on Retirement Security
- Key Facts Regarding State & Local Government Defined Benefit Retirement Plans
Report from the National Association of State Retirement Administrators
- January 2009 Public Sector Letter, "Market Value Liability and Public Pension Plans: A Continuing Controversy"
- The Funding Status of Locally Administered Pension Plans
Report from the Center for Retirement Research
Contact us for more information
We have put together a team of knowledgeable senior consultants who are ready to answer your questions and direct you to a colleague with specific consulting expertise. Please do not hesitate to reach out to a member of the team listed below.
For questions related to any Managing Through Fiscal Stress topic:
Senior Vice President, National Director, Public Sector Market
For questions related to reductions in force or total rewards:
Senior Vice President, Public Sector Compensation and Bargaining Practice Leader
For questions related to managing health benefits:
Senior Vice President, National Public Sector Health Practice Leader
Vice President, Western Region Health Practice Leader
For questions related to managing retirement benefits:
Senior Vice President, Benefits Consultant, Actuary
Vice President and Actuary
For questions related to voluntary benefits:
Senior Vice President