Our purpose Negotiating and interpreting employee contracts for terms and conditions of employment.
How we help our staff Administering employee benefits - health and hospitalization, dental, group term life, long term disability, health care and dependent care spending accounts, supplemental term life, worker's compensation, 403(b), and sick leave retirement benefits.
The role of staff in labor relations and benefits To promote positive labor relations and to manage employee data systems.
What is labor relations? The labor relations and benefits department is responsible for negotiating bargaining unit labor agreements, establishing compensation and benefit policies, administering employee benefits, processing employee grievances, and completing other required reports (pay equity, seniority lists, leave accrual, retirement benefits, workers compensation, and STAR).
Department statement Labor relations and benefits negotiates and administers collective bargaining unit agreements, including compensation and benefits for 13 bargaining units and four policy groups. Anoka-Hennepin employs approximately 8,000 employees.