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Accomplishments

Human Relations Department Accomplishments 

During Fiscal Year 2014

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During Fiscal Year 2013

  • Coordinated the transition of all Active & Retired Employees to the Group Insurance Commission (GIC). 
  • Assisted all Active & Retired employees with questions, problems, concerns, and any other issues related to their new health insurance plans. 
  • Held informational sessions regarding the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) to educate employees on how to use this program to mitigate out-of-pocket expenses. 
  • Coordinated the transition of all Active & Retired employees to a new Life Insurance Provider. 
  • Held a special open enrollment for Life Insurance and introduced a new voluntary life insurance plan to all active employees. 
  • Coordinated the City’s annual employee charitable giving campaign with the United Way. 
  • Completed negotiations and settled contracts with all bargaining units through June 30, 2012. 
  • Completed negotiations and settled contracts with two of the City’s bargaining units through June 30, 2015 and continued negotiations with seven (7) other bargaining units through the same period.