- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 10th October 2008
Rethinking worker’s compensation with alternative dispute resolutionWorker’s compensation can be a significant expense area for municipal employers and the taxpayers they represent. In addition to high premium rates, the individual claim expenses, litigation costs and extended periods of absence for injured workers rack up hefty price tags. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs are an effective strategy for addressing the high costs […]
2020 Crown Communities winner: Gainesville, Fla. closes Dignity Village and houses its homeless populationGainesville, Fla., won its 2020 Crown Communities Award for leveraging local partnerships to thoroughly address a major homelessness issue, all while under the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic. The issue had no easy solution. Dignity Village, a local, 25-acre homeless encampment, had started out as an effort to help people who had been displaced by […]
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