Workforce and People

After forging public-private partnerships for the Georgia Technology Authority, Johnson will help the company build more SLED-related business. Spending on SLED-related tech projects could reach $100 billion in 2021.
To compete globally and optimize our nation’s productivity, America needs to invest quickly in its digital future by spending the money needed for public access to — and technical leadership in — the digital world.
While Massachusetts doesn’t have a ballot measure on gig workers like California did, the debate over how drivers at app-based companies are classified — effectively what benefits they should have — is gaining steam.
Cyber criminals are finding workarounds to steal unemployment checks after the state increased security. The scam involves official-looking emails and phone calls to steal user login information.
Following a cyberattack that officials called a “sophisticated phishing attack,” the Cobb County Board of Commissioners is considering allocating the funds needed to create four new cybersecurity positions.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has announced several upcoming changes to the Department of Workforce Solutions to improve technology capabilities in handling unemployment insurance claims and reducing fraud.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp named Shawnzia Thomas CIO earlier today, replacing longtime state CIO Calvin Rhodes. She starts in the role on July 1, bringing with her 13 years of experience working for the state.
Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner named David Maginnis as the county’s new chief information officer within the IT division. In addition, Erin White has been tapped to lead the finance division.
Carlos Perez is no longer serving as the CIO for the Wayne County, Mich., Department of Information Technology. His final day in the position was June 11, 2021. A permanent replacement has not yet been selected.
After more than eight years as CIO and director of the Information Services Department with San Mateo County, Calif., Jon Walton has stepped down. A recruitment will be conducted for a permanent replacement.