Human Resources

The Human Resources Division manages the personnel and benefits functions of the Town. These include:

  • Formulating and implementing personnel policies,
  • Employee relations,
  • Support for collective bargaining,
  • Wages and salaries administration,
  • Recruitment,
  • Monitoring workers' compensation,
  • Administration of job-related police and fire injuries,
  • Benefits administration for Town and School employees and retirees,
  • Overseeing unemployment benefits, and
  • Managing personnel records.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Town of Reading provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws. The Town of Reading complies with applicable state federal and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Town of Reading expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. Improper interference with the ability of the Town of Reading employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. (Personnel Policy, Section 7.2.1)