Employee Relations is the division of Human Resources that serves as the first point of contact for employees, supervisors, or managers who have questions or want assistance related to conflict in the workplace, policy interpretation, referrals, and consultation on a wide range of matters related to work.
Employee Relations provides responsive, dependable and consistent customer-centered service through expanded communications. The staff of Employee Relations represents the interest of the University to do the right thing that will support the rights and responsibilities of the UCSD population. The role of Employee Relations is neutral and the staff offers collaborative problem-solving as a means of reaching resolution to workplace conflict. As the point of contact, Employee Relations provides consulting services, advice, support, and referrals in the Human Resources arena to UCSD employees, supervisors, and administrators. Primary focus encompasses policy and collective bargaining agreement interpretation and application, conflict resolution, personnel programs, public relations and liaison, workforce modification, and affiliated training.