The State Perspectives Institute at Boston College is partnering with the Boise-based Twiga Foundation, headed by former Idaho First Lady Patricia Kempthorne, on a project to assess the readiness of states to become “employers-of-choice” by recognizing the aging of the public-sector workforce and developing workplace flexibility practices to make states suitable employers “at all life stages.” Not mentioned: Raising pay and cutting benefits, as proposed by the current Otter Administration to make Idaho a more desirable workplace for younger workers. Click below to read the full announcement about the national project.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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