Importance and impact of COVID-19 on job classification and compensation

Welcome to CommuniTIES, the Baker Tilly podcast series where we speak with public sector leaders from across the firm about practical guidance to help governmental entities protect and enhance their value.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to afflict state and local governments’ financial conditions, which directly impacts job classification and compensation. Given today’s challenging hiring environment, it’s more important than ever to address classification and comply with compensation requirements. There are evolving risks associated with pay equity, overtime pay and hazard pay that employers should be aware of during this unprecedented time.

Listen to Baker Tilly’s public sector talent management specialists discuss the hot button topics related to government position classification and compensation and how to keep policies in check during COVID-19.

Meet the hosts: 

  • Steve Miner, Ed.D., J.D., Managing Director, Public Sector Talent Management
  • Jada Kent, CCP, Manager, Public Sector Talent Management

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How prepared is your organization to reopen, recover and reset from the pandemic?

The Baker Tilly Public Sector COVID-19 Recovery Assessment tool can help state and local government, utility and school district leaders assess the current impact of the coronavirus crisis on your entity and community, understand your level of preparedness for recovery in a possibly permanently altered environment and identify potential risks your entity may need to mitigate.

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Resource center

Baker Tilly understands state and local governments and how an unplanned event such as the COVID-19 outbreak can affect your organization and community. Visit our  Coronavirus Resource Center for state and local governments for additional tools and advice.

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly public sector specialists can help, contact our team.

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