Employee Relations supports the County of Riverside’s vision that employees are our most valuable resource and shall be treated as such. Our mission is to serve as strategic partners and trusted advisors to County leadership and employees alike. We take a neutral leadership role in serving both employees and managers while addressing workplace conflict and concerns and resolve labor contract disputes through mediation, arbitration, and administrative hearings. Employee Relations provides guidance to management in their efforts to improve employee job performance and to correct unacceptable conduct. We work toward ensuring a safe environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation by maintaining compliance with employment laws and government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing policies and procedures.