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Labor and Employee Relations

What We Do

Illinois State University has sixteen collective bargaining units covering approximately 1700 employees. Human Resources is responsible for managing all aspects of these bargaining units, including the following:

  • Plan, cost, and negotiate all labor agreements
  • Interpret and administer all negotiated agreements
  • Interpret University policies and applicable employment law
  • Serve as hearing officers for grievance processes
  • Serve as hearing officers for civil service discipline
  • Create and cultivate positive Labor/Management Relations
  • Coach and counsel Supervisors of represented and non-represented employees on grievances, discipline, performance improvement, etc.


The following links are just a quick list to help you find answers to some of your policy questions:


For assistance or guidance, contact any of the following staff: