Human Resources Office

COVID-19 EMPLOYEE RIGHTS


PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE
UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT 

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

Click here to read the entire notice (pdf)



Mission Statement

The Human Resources Office supports the Town of Brookline's mission by focusing our efforts on the town's most valuable asset, its employees. Our office provides leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and equitable administration of policies and procedures; we strive to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and productive workforce; and to foster a positive work environment that inspires excellence.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

The Town of Brookline recognizes and values diversity as a vital characteristic of the town. Brookline celebrates the diversity of the community it serves and the individuals it employs, embracing the differences in race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, handicap, gender identity, sexual orientation, and military background.

The Town of Brookline believes it has a responsibility to capitalize on the strength emanating from these differences and has a duty to ensure its employees, citizens, vendors, and the members of the general public are treated with dignity and respect in all of their duties and dealings with the Town of Brookline.

The Town of Brookline believes a workplace that attracts and retains diverse personnel will allow it to serve its citizenry more creatively, strategically, and productively. A successful inclusion and diversity program will ensure these objectives, goals, and priorities are maintained.

View the complete Workforce Diversity Report.