Employee Page

This page is to provide information and resources for current employees. 

personnel.jpgWe are always happy to assist you in the office! Give us a call! (978) 281-9742

ESS Link to payroll portal
Employee Self  Service (ESS) Guide
Conflict of Interest/Massachusetts Ethics TestExposure Report Form
Vector Solutions Online TrainingInjury Report, including instructions and "Return to Duty" form
Gloucester Contributory Retirement SystemIn House Employment Application
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Policy Handbook: Part 1 -  Manditory Policies

 FMLA Information (Family and Medical Leave Act)

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Enrollment Form
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Metro Credit Union

Metro offers a full range of products and services like checking accounts with ATM cards, Debit Card Rewards, mortgage programs, free credit score monitoring, and insurance advisors. For questions about deposits, call (844) 515-8433.  For questions about loans, call (617) 889-7627.

Deferred Compensation (SMART Plan)

The City’s Deferred Compensation plan (SMART Plan) allows you to defer a specified amount of your current income on a pre-tax basis.  The payment of the deferred amount, and all interest and dividends, will be made at a later date (presumably when you have retired and are in a lower income tax bracket).  For enrollment information please e-mail: smart@empower-retirement.com.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The City’s Employee Assistance Program Provider offers confidential short-term counseling and referral to employees and their family members on issues such as drug and alcohol dependency, adolescent and elder care problems, financial and legal difficulty, etc.  For more information, you may confidentially contact Human Resources at (978) 281-9742, or contact the Employee Assistance Program directly at (978) 304-6551.


 Additional EAP Resources:


Mass4You Employee Assistance Program - Mass4You: Employee Assistance Program (EAP) | Mass.gov     844-263-1982   Liveandworkwell.com 

GIC health insurance coverage is not required to access the many Mass4You EAP work/life and other support services. Through Mass4You, GIC benefits-eligible employees and their families can find easy access to a comprehensive suite of free, confidential support available 24/7, including:
  • Three in-person or Tele-EAP (virtual) counseling visits per issue per year – at no cost

  • 30-minute telephonic or in-person legal or mediation consultation per issue per year– at no cost

  • Guidance from a financial advisor to help with debt, foreclosure, financial planning and more

  • Get referrals for a variety of Work-Life convenience services: child care, elder care and more

  • Access to Optum’s 24/7 confidential Substance Abuse Treatment Helpline and a licensed clinician

The Standard Life Insurance


EAP Employee Flyer: https://www.standard.com/eforms/17201.pdf

EAP Program Description: https://www.standard.com/eforms/22192.pdf 

 LSTK Employee Flyer:  https://www.standard.com/eforms/17526.pdf 


Employee Assistance Program (emiia.org)

Receive access to confidential consulting with licensed mental health providers.

If you are an employee in a MIIA health plan seeking free, confidential mental health     help for yourself or a member of your household or a supervisor interested in management training or consultation services for your department, visit www.allonehealth.com/MIIAEAP. Through our partner, AllOne Health, we provide a comprehensive set of services. 

MIIA EAP Overview 2022