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 28, 2019

    The County of Sonoma and SCDPDAA met for their 8th bargaining session on Thursday, May 23, 2019  The County confirmed its responses to the majority of SCDPDAA’s nine proposals, and the parties discussed the status of SCDPDAA’s responses to the County’s 8 proposals.  Learn more.....

  • Published on May 28, 2019

    The County of Sonoma and Local 39 met for their 5th bargaining session on Tuesday, May 21, 2019  As agreed, the parties completed passing their proposals and discussed the proposals that are on the table. 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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