University of California, Riverside

Office of Administrative Resolution

Employee and Labor Relations


Who we are

Human Resources offers several programs and services to the University community. Employee and labor relations is one of the many programs offered by the Human Resources department at the University of California, Riverside.

What we do

The Employee and Labor Relations Office provides assistance and advice to UCR managers and supervisors in the following areas:

  • Performance management/counseling.
  • Disciplinary actions, dismissals, release during probation, layoffs, and separation of employees for medical reasons.
  • Administration and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and relevant personnel policies.
  • Represents management in employee disputes/grievance proceedings.
  • Mediates/negotiates resolution of complaints with employee representatives.
  • Administers workers' compensation program.
  • Administers unemployment insurance program.
  • Coordinates conflict-of-interest process for campus.
  • Responds to union information requests/public information requests.

What you need to know

Who to contact

For more information on Labor Relations please visit:

For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact:

Alex Najera
Director, Employee and Labor Relations
Phone: (951) 827-4721

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Dr. John Andersen
Vice Provost for Administrative Resolution
Tel: (951) 827-4383