Human Resource Management

 

Affordable Care Act: Compliance Issues
Instructor: Clay Austin
Description: 45 minutes to one hour
The latest applications and best practices for municipal governments to know in covering their respective employees with health insurance benefits will be reviewed in this workshop. It will also include federal timing of penalties and resources to consider in making benefit decisions. 
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Benefits for Employees
Instructors: Clay Austin, Paul Shamoun
Description: minimum of one hour
As employers, municipal governments must give careful consideration to the types of benefits provided to individual employees as well as their families. This consideration includes cost analysis, availability of providers, options for pooled programs and regional health clinics, retirement benefits and other factors. This workshop reviews the options and resources available in Florida.
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Hiring Public Employees: Best Practices
Instructor: In conjunction with Florida Public Human Resources Association
Description: minimum of one hour
Municipalities hire employees across a wide field of knowledge and experience. How can your city develop the best policies and procedures for attracting, hiring and retaining excellent employees? This workshop covers those factors and offers statewide resources for learning more about policies and procedures.
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Labor Relations: Roles for Staff and Officials
Instructor: Carol Westmoreland and others
Description: minimum of one hour
When unions exist within a municipal government, there needs to be specific policies and procedures detailing how elected officials, senior management staff and other employees work within and through union membership and union requirements. This workshop is a beginning-level review of union roles within municipalities.
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Same Sex Marriages and Domestic Partnerships: Policies and Benefits
Instructor: TBA
Description: minimum of one hour
Recent U.S. Supreme Court cases may impact your city’s policies with regard to spousal, partner and/or family coverages in health care and other benefits. This workshop covers the latest decisions and their application to employers.    
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Wellness Programs for Cities
Instructor: Clay Austin
Description: minimum of one hour
Employers in the public and private sectors agree that adding wellness programs boosts employee morale and well-being, and can reduce health care costs over time. How should a city government enact such a program? What are the best practices for keeping employees engaged in this program as time passes? This workshop shares the latest information and examples across Florida.
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