Labor Relations - Human Resources at Ohio State

Employee and Labor Relations

Labor Relations

Employee and Labor Relations Consultants collaborate with human resource professionals to administer and interpret various collective bargaining agreements to ensure integration and consistency across the university, facilitate problem resolution to mitigate risk and work to enhance labor and management relationships.

Specific services include:

  • Providing leadership and strategic direction on labor relations matters ensuring integration and alignment with Office of Human Resources and university goals.
  • Negotiating, administering and interpreting various collective bargaining agreements, facilitating problem resolution and working to enhance labor and management relationships.
  • Providing guidance to the university related to labor union activities.
  • Advising managers, human resource professionals and Employee and Labor Relations Consultants regarding union contracts and university policies.
  • Collaborating with union leadership to resolve conflicts and establishing proactive labor relations practices.

This webpage includes many resources for Ohio State’s labor community, including collective bargaining agreements, labor union resources and links to websites for labor unions.

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Below are copies of Ohio State’s agreements with its associated labor unions. The two most recent agreements are available here. Contact Employee and Labor Relations to request copies of earlier agreements.

Communications Workers of America Local 4501 – Service Employees and Skilled Trades and Maintenance Employees

2015-18 | 2012-15

Communications Workers of America Local 4501 – Members Only

2015-182012-15 | 2009-12

Fraternal Order of Police Ohio Labor Council, Inc. – Full Time Alarm and Video Monitoring Officers

2015-17

Fraternal Order of Police Ohio Labor Council, Inc. – Full Time Public Safety Dispatchers

2014-17 | 2011-14

Fraternal Order of Police Capital City, Lodge No. 9 – Full Time University Law Enforcement Officers and University Law Enforcement Supervisors

2016-192013-16 | 2010-13

Graphic Communications Conference/International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 508-M of District Council 3 – Print Shop Employees

2015-18 | 2012-15

Ohio Nurses Association

2016-19 | 2013-16 | 2011-13

OSU Transplant Nurses Organization

2014-16 | 2012-14

Below are some of the resources available to managers and Communications Workers of America (CWA) members. Contact Employee and Labor Relations for more information on these resources.