Human Resources Office
Welcome to the Human Resources Office
BROOKLINE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION - COVID-19
- HOW WE STAY SAFE: read the Employee Safety Protocols poster and the COVID Response Protocols policy.
- LEAVE TIME :Click here to read the State of Massachusetts Temporary Emergency Paid Leave notice as enacted by Governor Baker, effective May 28, 2021, employers will provide paid leave time available to employees for COVID-related illnesses, quarantine, and vaccinations effective Friday, May 28, 2021 through September 30, 2021.
- EPAID SICK FORM: Click here for the Brookline COVID Leave FORM for temporary emergency paid leave as described above.
- RE-OPENING: The Town will continue to remain vigilant with the intent to keep our employees and members of the Brookline public safe. We will comply fully with CDC guidelines.
- Employees and members of the public who are not vaccinated must continue to wear a mask at all times.
- On Monday, June 21 all town buildings will be open to the public and appointments will be encouraged but not required.
- STATE UPDATES: - MA COVID Information
- EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - This is a stressful time for all of us. Click here for more information on your free, 24/7, confidential, short-term counseling benefits: Mass4You EAP Flyer
- HOW DO I CONTACT HR? Town Employees can e-mail us here: HRCOVID19@BROOKLINEMA.GOV or call 617-730-2290.
- MA Unemployment Link
- Unemployment Fraud Alert - click here
What is our mission?
The Human Resources Office supports the Town of Brookline 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.
Valuing Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace
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.