Governance February 28, 2023

5BORO’s NYC Staffing Report: What They’re Saying – A Roundup of Media Coverage

Tune in to hear 5BORO:

5BORO in the news:

  • amNY: Adapt to fill the gap: NYC should embrace remote work, hire recruitment czar to fill 23,000 municipal vacancies, report says
  • Crain’s NY: Adams’ allies recommend higher pay, hybrid work to fill city job openings
  • New York Times: New York’s Difficulty in Filling Job Vacancies Has Hurt City Services

5BORO highlighted by our elected leaders:

  • NYC Comptroller Brad Lander: Understaffed, Underserved: Impact of Staff Vacancies on Agency Performance
    Lander: The City should take steps to modernize its hiring and retention practices, by implementing recommendations in the Comptroller’s office’s Title Vacant and the 5BORO Institute’s Solving the Staffing Crisis.
  • NYC Council Finance Chair Justin Brannan on NYC’s budget hearings
    Brannan: Several people today mentioned the @5boroinstitute report on how best to address retention, recruitment, and internal workforce policies to address the city’s staffing shortage. You can read the report here: