Employee Relations Division

The Employee Relations Division of the Human Resources Department is responsible for the negotiation and production of numerous Union Contracts or Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), Association Agreements and the Salary Resolution.

Employee Relations Division provides the following services to County departments and management including:

  • Negotiates contracts with unions and associations representing employees.
  • Interprets contract language.
  • Processes/resolves and/or advises on formal employee grievances.
  • Advises on potential disciplinary matters.
  • Conducts data research, salary and benefits surveys.
  • Liaison with unions on employee relations issues.
  • Facilitates labor/management committees and other interest-based processes.
  • Makes decisions regarding employee representation and unit determination issues. 
  • Published on February 4, 2019

    The County of Sonoma and SEIU representatives met on January 31, 2019 for the parties’ 11th bargaining session.  The parties exchanged proposals on staff development and grievance procedure and explored conceptual ideas for reaching agreement on key open economic proposals.  The parties return to the bargaining table on February 7, 2019.  

  • Published on January 22, 2019
    The County of Sonoma and SEIU representatives met for the parties’ 10 th bargaining session on January 17, 2019. Learn more…..

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Contact Information

Human Resources Department
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

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