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2015 Pension Contribution Employee Proposal FAQ (r. 09.25.14)

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Wellness...Your Choice Milwaukee

Openings for Lab work are available at the Zeidler Municipal Building (Room 102), 841 N. Broadway the week of September 29 through October 4 from 6:30 AM to 10:20 AM… walk-ins are welcome … be sure to fast for 12 hours before.


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2015 Health Care Benefit Design Changes FAQs for City Employee Health Plan Participants

On July 22, 2014 the Common Council approved health care benefit design changes for 2015. At the same meeting, the Council also approved the expansion of the City Wellness Center to include an onsite Nurse Practitioner and Medical Assistant through Froedtert Workforce Health for 20 hours per week for employees and spouses/partners.


Wage Increase and Residency FAQs

On June 24, 2014 the Common Council approved a proposal from Mayor Tom Barrett to implement a general wage increase of 1% for eligible non-represented City employees and members of the following certain certified bargaining units: SEIU Healthcare District 1199, Staff Nurses’ Council -- Technicians, Engineers and Architects of Milwaukee (TEAM)


Transform Milwaukee Jobs Program

City of Milwaukee’s Transitional Jobs Program

In partnership with the United Migrant Opportunity Service (UMOS) agency and the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB), the City will be placing up to 75 transitional program participants in Department of Public Works laborer assignments in August for a period not to exceed 1,040 hours.


To qualify for the program, participants must meet certain eligibility conditions through MAWIB: 414-270-7580 or UMOS: 414-389-6000
Get eligibility conditions


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Contact Us

City Hall
200 E. Wells Street, Room 706
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515

Hours of Business
8:00 am - 4:45 pm
Monday - Friday

General Information
(414) 286-3751

Job Information
(414) 286-5555

Benefits / ACTIVE Employees
(414) 286-3184

Benefits / RETIRED Employees
(414) 286-3557

TDD: (414) 286-2960


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Employee Relations Director

Maria Monteagudo


Phone: 414.286.3398
Fax: 414.286.0203