HR professionals responsible for employee relations face a complex environment which has resulted from collective bargaining, law, regulations, court decisions, arbitration awards and past practices. Employee relations experts help their agencies’ HR offices and supervisors to manage delicate issues with their employees such as:
Labor agreements touch on all these aspects of employment for employees represented by a union.
Tools & References
The OA-Human Resources' Bureau of Labor Relations offers labor relations training for supervisors, and also a class on the accelerated grievance procedure. Log in to LSO, available under "My Training" at www.myworkplace.state.pa.us to check the schedule and register.
The OA-Human Resources' Bureau of Labor Relations is available to assist with employee relations issues and can be contacted at 717.787.5514.