Employee Relations

UAB Employee Relations believes that prevention and fair resolution of problems are critical elements of a productive, harmonious work environment. To achieve this, we provide management and employees with counseling, advice, policy interpretation and collaborative solutions in an effort to create and maintain the best workplace for UAB faculty and staff.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Employee counseling
  • Problem solving
  • Interaction with the various units about policy and legal requirements


This office also coordinates the handling of all:

  • Non-faculty grievances
  • Sexual harassment investigations
  • The EEOC and Department of Labor investigations
  • ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) complaints
  • Title VII discrimination complaints
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Exit interviews/surveys
  • Service awards for non-Hospital employees

In accomplishing the above responsibilities, the staff of this department work closely with all levels of management and all levels of employees at this institution. This department strives to recommend a fair and acceptable conclusion, within policy, to all issues.

This staff is dedicated to the equitable treatment of all employees of this institution. You are encouraged to contact this office if you feel a problem exists that requires outside departmental intervention.