Human Resources Services
Mr. Turko is a human resources consultant with over 44 years of combined public sector labor relations and human resources experience. He works with public sector clients on a variety of human resources issues including:
- labor and employee relations
- labor contract negotiations
- workforce strategic planning
- employee performance management
- human resource and labor relations policy review and development
- recruitment and selection
Prior to his affiliation with MRG, Don served as both a labor union and public sector management executive – bringing him a unique perspective and experience in the field of
Don has extensive “hands-on” experience in public sector contract negotiations and grievance administration and has worked with the PERB staff on numerous mediation cases for Cities, Counties, and special districts. He also has extensive experience in workforce development and succession planning activities that have assisted employers in developing and strengthening their internal workforce. His Mentor Partnership Program design won a national recognition award in 2013 from the National Association of Counties (NACO) for excellence in workforce development.
Don is a member of County Personnel Administrators Association of California (CPAAC), as well as California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CalPELRA). He holds awards and honors as a past State President of CPAAC; Bow Tie Award Recipient and the 2013 CalPELRA “Moving Forward Award” for Innovative Leadership in California Public Sector Labor Relations.