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Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

Knowledgeable | Helpful | Responsive

Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

111 SW Columbia St., Ste 550, Portland, OR 97201

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Labor Relations

Labor / Employee Relations provides advice, counsel and training to bureau managers and supervisors on a range of Labor and Employment related issues and challenges. 

Labor Relations representatives:

  • Answer questions and provide advice regarding the application, interpretation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Provide information to manager and supervisors on labor and employment related laws, discipline/discharge, layoff/recall and termination policies and procedures which governs each collective bargaining agreement
  • Administer the City’s Commercial Driver License (CDL) compliance program
  • Provide support for the Unemployment Insurance Claim process