The Office of Employee Relations is by law the Governor's designee to carry out the employer functions of the State under the State Employees Labor Relations Act ("SELRA"). Accordingly, the Office is responsible for all matters concerning the collective bargaining process and for the development and implementation of employee relations policies for all departments and agencies within the Executive Branch of State Government.
The Office has three primary responsibilities, each of which has several secondary functions:
- Collective Bargaining
- Administration of Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Other Legal Representation