April 14, 2022 — The Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA)  today issued a report with the purpose of determining whether the City of Philadelphia’s workforce was affected by The Great Resignation, a period of voluntary employee separations during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

PICA analyzed employment separation data from the City’s Office of Human Resources for calendar years 2017 through 2021. PICA’s analyses revealed that the City experienced a marked increase in employee separations during the Pandemic, going from a pre-pandemic average of 6.4 percent in to 11.0 percent in 2021.

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For the accompanying press release click here