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 May 23, 2018

    The County of Sonoma and WCE met for their fourth bargaining session on May 21, 2018.  The County revised its initial proposal to add a 2% one-time lump sum payment and an 8 hour floating holiday. Learn more…..

  • Published on May 21, 2018

    The County of Sonoma and SEIU representatives conducted their 10th bargaining session on May 18th. The County revised its initial proposal to add a 2% one-time lump sum payment and an 8 hour floating holiday.  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
Address
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

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