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Labor Relations and Policy Development is responsible for negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements for the six unions representing university employees. It also develops, implements, and administers human resources policies and procedures for all university employees.

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Note:  Family Medical Leave (FMLA) and Workers' Compensation information can now be found under Benefits.

Labor Relations and Policy Development
University of Cincinnati
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 210039
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0039

Bill Johnson
Senior Director
513-556-6372

Delores Blackwell
Employee Relations Specialist
513-556-6381

Kaori Waring
Program Coordinator
513-556-0379

University of Cincinnati: Notice of Non-Discrimination

The University of Cincinnati does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or gender identity and expression in its programs and activities.

The University does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on these bases and takes steps to ensure that students, employees, and third parties are not subject to a hostile environment in University programs or activities.

The University responds promptly and effectively to allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It promptly conducts investigations and takes appropriate action, including disciplinary action, against individuals found to have violated its policies, as well as provides appropriate remedies to complainants and the campus community. The University takes immediate action to end a hostile environment if one has been created, prevent its recurrence, and remedy the effects of any hostile environment on affected members of the campus community.

UC is committed to the ideal of universal Web accessibility and strives to provide an accessible Web presence that enables all university community members and visitors full access to information provided on its websites. Every effort has been made to make these pages as accessible as possible in accordance with the applicable guidelines.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on disability, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, and veteran status:

Peg Buttermore
Interim Chief Human Resources Officer                                      
Section 504/Title II Coordinator
340 University Hall
51 Goodman Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0039
Phone: (513) 556-6381
Email: peg.buttermore@uc.edu

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity or expression:

Jyl Shaffer
Title IX Coordinator
3115 Edwards I
45 Corry Blvd.
Cincinnati, OH  45221
Phone: (513) 556-3349
Email: jyl.shaffer@uc.edu