Employee Relations

The Department of Employee Relations provides critical support to Howard University in the development and maintenance of a highly qualified and diverse work force while promoting fairness in all facets of employment. To that end, it is responsible for handling sensitive employment issues related to employee performance, attendance/leave, conduct, development and needs by providing daily consultative assistance and service to managers/supervisors and employees.

Technical assistance is provided with corrective/disciplinary actions, grievance and dispute resolution; fair employment practices, medical and family leave issues, workplace injuries, general life concerns that may impact employment, and other complex employment-related situations.
University Statement

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation or any other status protected by Federal and District laws and regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are made based on job-related factors.