Employee & Labor Relations

Employee & Labor Relations staff members provide consultation and advice to University management, employees and designated representatives on employee and labor relations issues. Staff in this area work together to assist both employees and supervisors on the interpretation and implementation of policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreement requirements. Employee Relations Specialists investigate and respond to grievances and other complaints. Staff in this area:

  • Interpret University policies, procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and applicable workplace statutes and regulations;
  • Identify approaches for effective supervision, performance management, and corrective action;
  • Provide support for and train managers in complaint resolutions and conflict management;
  • Represent the University in collective bargaining for new and existing contracts.