We are a resource to university staff on work-related matters and regularly meet with representatives of local bargaining units on contract issues. Our work focuses on assisting in the interpretation and application of university policies, state and federal laws and managing the collective bargaining agreements. In addition, we manage Mandated Reporter compliance, the Apprenticeship Program, and the Stanford Community Leave Bank.
We manage content of Administrative Guide policies where the business owner is the Vice President of Human Resources, and assist employees and their managers in interpreting and applying workplace policies.See the Annual Policy Update section of the Cardinal at Work website for more information.
We support employees and their managers to address and resolve any issue that is preventing workplace effectiveness or that is in violation of the university code of conduct or other policies. See the Address a Workplace Concern section of the Cardinal at Work website for guidance.
We have an ongoing commitment and working relationships with two labor unions:
- SEIU Local 2007 Higher Education Workers
- Stanford Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
We work collaboratively and with mutual respects with both organizations in the areas of the university where employees have elected to have union representation.
The National Labor Relations Act is the primary legislation that governs the collective bargaining process. The National Labor Relations Board is responsible for enforcement of the Act.
See the Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining section of the Cardinal at Work website for details.
Stewards and Collective Bargaining Agreements
- 2019-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement between SEIU HEW Local 2007 and Stanford University (PDF)
- 2015-2020 Collective Bargaining Agreement between Stanford Deputy Sheriff's Association and Stanford University (PDF)
Managers work with employees and local Human Resources professionals when reviewing flexible work options, the related policies, and the factors important to consider; see the Flexible Work Arrangements section of the Cardinal at Work website in the Manage & Lead section. If needed, the local HR professional will contact Employee & Labor Relations for guidance.
For general inquiries, please contact us directly by calling 650-721-4272 or by emailing email@example.com.