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Get on Your Bike to Celebrate Florida Bike Month in West Palm Beach

In recognition of Florida Bike Month in West Palm Beach and as part of the City’s sustainability goals, bicyclists are invited to pedal to work during the City’s 4th annual Bike-to-Work Week scheduled for March 27-31, 2017.

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For Sale: West Palm Beach Sells Land to Raise Affordable Housing Funds

The City of West Palm Beach Department of Housing and Community Development announces that it is now making empty lots available for sale to the public.

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Employee Relations



The Employee Relations Division is responsible for:
 
  • Helping to support employees' efforts and assist with any employment-related issue.
  • Bargaining with six (6) labor organizations that represent the City’s workforce.
  • Labor contract administration
  • Training in both contract changes and in other areas.
  • Conducting research on operational and emerging employer issues and communicate the findings.
  • Assist department directors and managers in policy and orgainizational development.

The work of the Employee Relations Division creates a direct link between the employees, managers, executives and elected officials. 

If you would like to contact Employee Relations regarding a city employee, please call 561-494-1000. If your comment involves a police officer, please contact the Internal Affairs Division of the police department at 561-822-1800.

 
Our Current Contracts:

*Please note that the agreements posted here are minus the signatory page
 

Employee Handbook:
 
Equal Employment Opportunity Plan:
 
Civil Service Rules and Regulations:

Employee Assistance Program:

Coping with life’s challenges isn’t always easy!  The Employee Assitance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential counseling and information program for city employees, eligible family members, and/or registered domestic partners. Costs associated with referral for long-term counseling may be covered by medical benefits.

Cigna's administers the city’s Employee Assistant Program. The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 877-622-4327.

  • Crisis intervention following traumatic event (e.g., accidental death, robbery)
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Divorce, separation, single and step parenting issues
  • Domestic violence
  • Dual career family issues
  • Eldercare
  • Marital/relationship problems
  • Parent/child relations
  • Retirement
  • Referral for legal assistance or credit counseling
  • Sexual assault/harassment
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Support for transferred employees and their families
  • Weight control