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 April 16, 2019

    On April 8, 2019, the County of Sonoma and ESC met for their 15th bargaining session.  The County responded to ESC proposals, and the parties discussed the status of the remaining proposals on the table. Learn more…..

  • Published on April 12, 2019

    The County of Sonoma and SCPA representatives met on April 11,  2019 for their eighth bargaining session. The County provided updated proposals on updated dues deduction language, standby pay and compensatory time off. 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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