Traffic heads up: Okeechobee to close for four days in May

Maps and other important info on the closure

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City moves to put its money where its mouth is to preserve Grassy Waters

The more the state and Palm Beach County try to run State Road 7 through Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve, the more it will cost the city to fight it.

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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.

Aetna administers the city’s Employee Assistant Program. The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 800-243-5240.

  • 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