Survey finds pensions are not a high priority for young government workers

In Politics by Michael Rae

The Great Resignation, the noticeable shift in employees leaving their jobs at faster rates during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, has had a significant impact on the public sector workforce.

In March 2022, over a third of the state and local government workers said they were considering quitting, according to a survey by MissionSquare Research Institute and Greenwald Research. This suggests that the worrisome trend of record resignations in the public sector could continue. In response to growing challenges in attracting and keeping valuable workers, lawmakers and government employers are eager to find solutions. Many policymakers are considering whether retirement