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. 
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    The County of Sonoma and ESC met for their eighth bargaining session on June 14, 2018. The County provided costing information related to three of ESC’s proposals, …..Learn more

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    SEIU and the County of Sonoma signed a Tentative Agreement on Friday, June 15th which balances the desire of the Board of Supervisors to maintain fiscal discipline with retaining our valuable workforce and recruiting employees. 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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