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How to Begin Informal Conflict Management

Read details on how to begin the process of informal conflict resolution.

1. Learn more about handling conflict.

Note: Employees are not required to use informal conflict management and should be aware that attempts at informal conflict management do not extend the time limits for filing complaints or grievances.

2. Begin the process of informal conflict management.

3. Persist with your efforts in informal conflict management.

Keep trying and be patient. Informal conflict management is a process that may take time.
If you need assistance resolving the conflict, discuss the situation with your supervisor or Employee Relations, (858) 534-4115.
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.