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News and Updates

New Financial Wellness Fact Sheets Demonstrate How 24 Public Sector Employers Have Implemented Programsto Improve the Financial Health of Employees

January 13, 2022

Developed Under a New Grant Program, the Fact Sheets Offer Innovative Ideas for Employers Seeking Ways toStrengthen Workforce Financial Wellness

MissionSquare Research Institute Identifies Six Workforce Trends To Watch In 2022

December 31, 2021

As state and local governments, along with other public service organizations, emerge in 2022 from a challenging two years, they continue to gain valuable insights into how public employers can manage and support their current workforce while positioning themselves to attract new talent.

IRS Announces 2022 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

November 15, 2021

On November 4, 2021, the IRS announced the various adjustments applicable to retirement plan contribution limits for 2022.

Are We Preparing Public Employees for Retirement?

October 31, 2021

By Joshua Franzel, PhD, Managing Director, MissionSquare Research Institute

State and local pension plans funded status holds steady despite pandemic

September 23, 2021

New research finds state and local pension fund investments in alternatives tripled since 2005, representing larger share than fixed income investments

MissionSquare Retirement Memorial Scholarship Fund Increases its Awards Following the Pandemic

August 2, 2021

The MissionSquare Retirement Memorial Scholarship Fund (MissionSquare Scholarship Fund), formerly the ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund, is pleased to announce it will increase its funding for the 2021-2022 academic year. The company will award nearly $70,000 in higher education scholarships to 31 recipients.

State and Local Workforce Morale Is Up, But Many Workers Still Consider Changing Jobs or Leaving Public Sector

July 20, 2021

New MissionSquare Research Institute National Poll Finds Increased Employee Debt and Sustained COVID-19 Worries

ICMA-RC is now MissionSquare Retirement

July 12, 2021

Rebrand reflects our commitment to help the public sector workforce build toward retirement readiness

New Research Finds 70% of State and Local Government Employees Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

June 29, 2021

MissionSquare Research Institute National Poll Indicates Most Employers Encourage Rather than Mandate Vaccines; Protecting Personal Health is Top Reason for Vaccination

ICMA-RC Launches Enhanced Managed Accounts Platform by Morningstar Investment Management

May 25, 2021

Upgraded Features Provide a More Intuitive and Personalized Experience

State and Local Governments Face Acute Challenges Recruiting Workers in Health Care, Public Safety, Skilled Trades and Engineering

May 20, 2021

New Research from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence at ICMA-RC Finds Spike in Retirement Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

ICMA-RC Hires Rhonda R. Mims as Chief Legal and External Affairs Officer

April 27, 2021

New role leverages broad corporate social responsibility, advocacy experience and enhances mission focus

ICMA-RC is Named One of the Top Places to Work by Ragan Communications

April 19, 2021

The Company’s Commitment to its Mission, and to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Were Key Contributors

ICMA-RC Announces New Brand Name to Reflect Expanded Vision

March 18, 2021

ICMA-RC is becoming MissionSquare Retirement, a new name and brand that reinforces the company's history, deep expertise, and community focus; and solidifies its vision for the future.

New Center for State and Local Government Excellence at ICMA-RC Research Examines the Public Service Workforce

March 17, 2021

A new research brief provides a comprehensive overview of the U.S. public service workforce. The analysis includes state and local governments, K-12 schools, hospitals and health care, and social assistance organizations.

ICMA-RC Rounds Out Its Consultant Relations Team with the Addition of Accomplished Professionals

March 1, 2021

Trio Tapped to Develop and Cultivate Relationships with Industry Consultants

K-12 Employee Job Satisfaction Plummets as Stress and Worries Increase Regarding COVID-19 Safety and Personal Finances

February 24, 2021

K-12 Employee Job Satisfaction Plummets as Stress and Worries Increase Regarding COVID-19 Safety and Personal Finances

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