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Healthy Rewards Program for 2015

Announcing the launch of the revamped "Healthy Rewards Program" which is Phase II of the Wellness Your Choice Milwaukee (WYCM) initiative for City employees and their spouses/partners. Earn 100 points between August 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 to qualify for a $250 Health Reimbursement Account. Phase I must be completed to participant in Healthy Rewards! See "Read More" for details about the program. An updated FAQ document has answers to common questions about the program, and the Upcoming Program flyer has details on programs for Health Rewards Points. The following added 10.14.14: "Biometric Category Ranges" flyer and "Release Form."

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Wage Increase and Residency FAQs (R. 10.09.14)

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)

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

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

City Offices are closed on:

  • Thursday, November 27
  • Friday, November 28

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(414) 286-3751

(414) 286-5555

TDD: (414) 286-2960


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Employee Relations Director

Maria Monteagudo


Phone: 414.286.3398
Fax: 414.286.0203