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Human Resources: Employee Relations

The Employee Relations Unit advises supervisors and employees on the interpretation of division policies and procedures related to disciplinary action, grievance, equal employment opportunity, employee assistance, and the performance management system. This area also assists division sections in interpreting guidelines for:

  • release of employee information
  • political activities
  • reinstatement from dismissal procedures
  • investigations of employee complaints (i.e., harassment)
  • disciplinary action
  • petitions for contested case hearings
  • discrimination charges
  • state and federal lawsuits
  • unemployment insurance program
  • equal employment opportunity staffing goals
  • performance pay disputes
  • work plan development and performance reviews
  • employee assistance program

Forms

Policies

All employee relations policies are DHHS-wide and are available on the Human Resources portion of the Online Publications website.

Employee Relations Unit

This area also acts as an advisor to employees and supervisors to resolve conflicts, promote effective working relationships, and provide employee counseling. If you have an employee relations concern, you should contact:

Staff Phone Fax
Kathy Woodford, Supervisor 919-707-5454 919-870-4830
Human Resources Office 919-707-5450 919-870-4830