Employee Relations and Compliance

Employee Relations and Compliance supports employees and supervisors on human resource issues, such as:

  • Questions on policies and procedures
  • Guidance on best practices
  • Resolution of conflict/disputes at earliest possible stage
  • Administration of collective bargaining unit contracts
  • Issues involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, reports of improper activities, work-related injuries, disability and reasonable accommodation

In addition, Employee Relations and Compliance responds to employees’ complaints and grievances by:

  • Conducting investigations of alleged discrimination and retaliation
  • Reporting of improper activities
  • Analyzing complaints and grievances as they arise for early intervention in disputes with potential financial and/or legal liability
  • Providing litigation support for disputes that end up in court or with an external agency

Other functions of Employee Relations and Compliance Services include:

  • Monitoring changes in federal affirmative action regulations and communicate them to the appropriate departments
  • Updating affirmative action plan
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures to comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations on civil rights and other human resources issues
  • Providing and coordinating trainings for managers on issues detailed above

It is our goal to assist employees in resolving problems, managing performance, and creating a positive working environment.