Human Relations

Responsibilities


The Human Relations Office oversees and coordinates all employee related issues for the City of Lowell, including employment opportunities and benefits.

The Human Relations Office welcomes all previous, current, and prospective employees to learn more about Human Relations at the City of Lowell by visiting our pages located in the left hand column of this page.

2020-2021 ANNUAL OPEN ENROLLMENT

APRIL 6, 2020 - JUNE 1, 2020 

This is the one time a year you can enroll and make changes to your City of Lowell benefits. For detailed information see our Benefit Enrollment Newsletter. All enrollment and change forms must be submitted to the Human Relations Office- City Hall by the deadline of June 1, 2020.   

Deadline: June 1, 2020  4:00 PM*
Submit forms:
EMAIL: HumanResources@lowellma.gov
FAX:   978-446-7102
MAIL: City Hall HR                   
375 Merrimack Street- Room 19 
Lowell, MA 01852

* Due to COVID-19 concerns, City Hall is closed to the Public until further notice. It is recommended that all forms be emailed to HumanResources@lowellma.gov 

Click on the tabs below for information and forms:
  1. FY21 MEDICAL
  2. FY21 DENTAL
  3. FY21 FSA
  4. FY21 PLAN RATES
Open Enrollment Important Notes
  • If adding a spouse to medical/dental a copy of marriage certificate is required
  • If adding a dependent to medical/ dental a copy of birth certificate is required
  • School Dept employees enrolling for the first time will need to obtain an Eligibility Form from the School Dept HR Office.
  • All changes become effective July 1st
  • Deductions begin the first week of June
  • Be sure to check your deductions on your payroll checks for accuracy. Any discrepancies should be immediately reported to HR-City Hall

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.