Helping employees maximize their potential


The Initial Resource for Managers and Employees

Employee and Labor Relations (ELR) department works to enhance the relationship between the university and employees by providing direction and guidance on unions, policies, agreements and more. We work closely with managers and supervisors to ensure the correct application of policies, procedures and laws are being used to manage a large, diverse and round-the-clock workforce.

Employee Relations

ELR's employee relations function provides employees and supervisors with the resolutions of work-related issue. In addition, ELR provides consultation and advice to managers, supervisors and employees regarding Human Resources issues, including performance management, corrective actions, interpretation of policies and procedures and collective bargaining agreements, training of staff, policy and procedures and more.

  • Performance Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Contract Interpretation
  • Corrective Actions
  • Counseling
  • Skelly Review Process
  • Investigations
  • Layoff
  • Leave Management
  • Policy and Procedure
  • Training
Employee Layoff Resources

Labor Relations

ELR's labor relations function is dedicated to creating and sustaining a positive work environment. We work to effectively communicate with the campus community on issues regarding collective bargaining, grievance processes, changes in labor law and more. We enhance understanding and create rapid solutions to other issues such like arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges and complaints to state agencies.

Labor Relations Functions
  • Arbitration, Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Hearings
  • Conflict Management
  • Contract Interpretation
  • Grievance and Complaint Administration
  • Miscellaneous Agency Complaints
  • Policy and Procedure
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Training
  • Union Relations:
    • Notices
    • Labor Management Meetings
    • Information Requests
    • Collective Bargaining
    • Organizing & Demonstration