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HomeMy WebLinkAbout2019-12-03 SB PacketTown of Reading Human Resources A Year In Review OUR BIG IDEA This reflects a limited view of the Human Resources employee actions over the past year. The number of upgrades, new hires, promotions and reactivations include both seasonal and regular employees. Onboarding Activities 135 63 1064 485 234 New Hires, Promotions and Re-activated Job Postings Applicants Criminal Background Checks Quadrant Health Appointments Town Hall Altus Dental The Town recently transitioned our book of business from Altus Dental to Blue Cross Dental Blue in July of 2019. The new plan offered our active employees a 13% reduction in premium costs while maintaining the same coverage.. Blue Cross Dental Blue The Town offers a group dental policy through MIIA as of July 2019. This cost is paid 100% by the employee and is only offered to active employees. Benefits Blue Cross PPO & HMO We offer health insurance benefits through MIIA Health Trust to all our employees. The Town carries 71% of the cost while the employee contributed 29% of the premium. Public Employee Committee The Public Employee Committee is a representative group of all Town Unions. This group convenes several times per year to discuss changes or potential changes in our health plan offerings. Dependent Care Our Flexible Spending Accounts also have a component to allow pre-tax dollars be put aside through payroll deduction to pay for dependent care. Families can set aside up to $5,000.00 for the upcoming year 2020. Flexible Spending Accounts The Town offers our active employees the opportunity to enroll in an FSA. This allows the employee to put aside up to $2700.00 pre-tax dollars into an account to be used for medical co-pays, equipment and a number of other IRS approved expenditures. Human Resources Provide Benefits For: Approximately 1700 Employees and Retirees Town of Reading Employees Town Retirees •Workers Compensation •111F Benefits Administration •Opt-Out Plan Administration •Health Insurance Enrollments •Dental Insurance Administration •Accruals Maintenance RMLD Employees RMLD Retirees •Cafeteria Plan Administration •Life Insurance Benefits •457 Plan •Post 65 Implementation and Maintenance •Wellness Programs •Training and Professional Development Reading Public Schools Mass Teachers Retirees School Retirees Let’s Talk Training Customer Service Canity Safety and Wellness MIIA Wellness Municipal Specialties LocalGovU Professional Development Fred Pryor Human Resources TEAM Anabela Batista Human Resources Generalist Judi Perkins Human Resources Director Vacant Position Senior Administrative Assistant -Benefits jperkins@ci.reading.ma.us THANK YOU!