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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 August 5, 2016

    The County of Sonoma and Engineers & Scientists of California (ESC) have met approximately 25 times in an effort to reach agreement over a successor MOU. The County believes the parties are close to resolution, and anticipates reaching a tentative agreement next week. Click the ESC Labor Negotiations Update link above for more details.

  • Published on June 28, 2016

    The County of Sonoma and WCE (Western Council of Engineers) are pleased to announce that the parties' negotiating teams reached a tentative agreement for a successor bargaining agreement.  Click the WCE Labor Negotiations Update link above for more details.

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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

Labor Negotiation Updates


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