The Employee Relations Division provides quality employee and labor relations services to managers and employees of the County. Services include labor negotiations, discipline and grievance administration, management-union relations, consultations with operating department managers and Human Resources management.
Employee Benefits and Services
The Employee Benefits and Services Division provides comprehensive benefits and services to eligible employees, retirees and their dependents through strategic planning, negotiation and implementation of County benefit programs. Services include health, vision and dental plan options, life insurance, medical reimbursement plans, dependent care assistance, disability plans, salary savings, wellness programs and leave programs.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) provides competent, impartial and thorough investigations of complaints of discriminatory or sexually harassing treatment occurring within the workplace. Applies the State mandated Interactive Process with employees needing workplace accommodations for their physical and mental disabilities to properly fulfill the essential functions of their jobs. The Unit provides advice and training on discrimination and disability accommodation issues and assistance with liability assessments. The Unit prepares the County's federally mandated EEO Plan and provides EEO compliance assistance for federal contracts and grants.
Suggestion Award Program
The Suggestion Award Program recognizes and rewards employees for their suggestions that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of County operations. Employees may receive a reward of 10% of the annual savings, up to a maximum of $10,000.
Western Region Item Bank
The Western Region Item Bank (WRIB) functions as a cooperative testing resource managed by the County of San Bernardino. The item bank contains over 54,000 multiple-choice questions in over 300 topic areas. These questions are used in the development of customized employment selection tests for the County, as well as 375 other public agencies nationwide. We also provide consultation on test development, construction, and review.