Human Resources Unit

24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: (860) 692-6800
Fax: (860) 692-6864

The Human Resources Unit administers the recruitment selection, retention, promotion and all other staff personnel functions for approximately 6,000 employees.

The unit continues to establish, administer and effectively communicate sound policies, rules and practices that treat employees with dignity and equality while maintaining compliance with employee labor laws, labor agreements and the agency's administrative directives. The unit participates in several labor agreement negotiation processes.

During the course of a year the unit manages a number of programs related to payroll processing, health benefits, open enrollment, deferred compensation program, retirement processing and a number of other related benefits available to all employees.

The unit assists employees with career counseling and benefits managements. Supervisors, managers and administrators receive guidance on employee management, performance evaluation, labor agreements, the State and Federal FMLA Act, labor laws and other programs that affects the management of the correctional facilities and the units of the agency.

The unit will continue to focus on developing an enhanced electronic system that will allow for greater access to internal and external Human Resources management information data.

The unit is committed to providing a working atmosphere that is safe, healthy, secure and conscious of family and community commitments by recognizing and emphasizing the personal contribution and value of each employee.