The Department of Human Resources is responsible for a variety of services for the City of New Haven's diverse workforce - current and potential: This includes: policy, training, recruitment and hiring, job classification studies, and work-life programs. In addition, the Department of Human Resources provides expert assistance and information to our internal and external customers.
The Department of Human Resources works with other City departments to address current and future hiring needs and to ensure that staffing plans achieve and maintain diverse staff representation. We provide departments with information, advice, consultation and support on human resource issues which assists them in creating a flexible and responsive workforce that, in turn, delivers effective and efficient services to the community.
The Department of Human Resources works with employees and supervisors to manage leaves of absence in compliance with FMLA, ADA, Civil Service and contractual obligations. The staff of Human Resources works to enhance the organizational values of customer service, equitable treatment, appreciation of diversity, collaborative teamwork, employee and organizational creativity and productivity, and effective communication.. Additionally, we ensure compliance with state and federal employment laws, and process complaints as needed.
Pursuant to Article XIII, Section1. A of the City CharterĀ the New Haven Civil Service Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in Meeting Rooms 1 and 2, Second Floor, City Hall, 165 Church Street to hear from the public on a proposed amendment to its Rules.
The purpose of the amendment is to authorize the Board to extend the expiration date of certain civil service eligible lists. The full text of the proposed amendment is available upon request at the Office of Human Resources and Employee Benefits on the First Floor, 200 Orange Street and on the City's website at http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/HumanResources/CivilService.asp.
Resolution to Authorize Civil Service Board to Extend the Expiration Date of Certain Eligible Lists
Open Enrollment Period for Medical Benefits for City and Board of Education Employees.
The City is currently sponsoring the annual open enrollment for medical benefits. This is your opportunity to change your current medical coverage for the plan year July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016. The deadline for changing coverage is June 12, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
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You can review plan information on the Medical Benefits Page HERE
NEW RELEASE - 02/13/2015
ANTHEM UPDATE: How To Enroll in Credit Protection Services Offered by Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Today, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, provided information on how to immediately enroll in credit protection services to all members who are potentially impacted by the Cyber Attack.
Starting 02/13/15 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, current and former Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members can visit AnthemFacts.com to learn more about credit monitoring and identity theft repair services provided by AllClear ID, a leading and trusted identity protection provider. All services are available for two years. Details of the services, and instructions on how to enroll, are available on this Memo to all Employees, 02/13/15 HERE:
An additional FAQ sheet from Anthem is available HERE
Important Information Regarding Cyber Attack Impacting Anthem, Inc.
We are continuing to work closely with Anthem to better understand the cyber attack and the impact on our employees. Anthem has created a website - www.anthemfacts.com, and a hotline, 1-877-263-7995, for its members to call for more information, and has shared the attached Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that further explains the cyber attack. We will continue to keep you updated on Anthem's ongoing investigation in hopes to find out who committed the attack, and why.
See Memo to all Employees 02/05/2015 HERE
NEW RELEASE -
ANTHEM ALERTS CONSUMERS TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM SCAM EMAIL CAMPAIGNS
Connecticut residents who may have been impacted by the cyber-attack against Anthem, should be aware of scam email campaigns targeting current and former Anthem members. These scams, designed to capture personal information (known as "phishing") are designed to appear as if they are from Anthem and the emails include a "click here" link for credit monitoring. These emails are NOT from Anthem.
See Memo to all Employees 02/06/2015 HERE