Though Alan Probst recently resigned his Local Government Specialist position at the Local Government Center to assume a position at the Pentagon, the Center and UW-Extension continue to benefit from Al’s work. The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) recently published Alan’s article, “Managing in a Labor Contract Void,” in the on-line edition of Public Management Magazine. The article provides practical information to local government managers who find themselves managing without a union contract. Frankly, the leadership and management advice that Alan offers would be of use to a manager in any organization, public or private, facing challenging times. To read the article, click here.