Labor Relations is responsible for negotiating and administering 12 systemwide labor agreements with 10 unions, covering over 80,000 academic and staff employees across the UC system. Labor Relations plays a critical role in helping the University achieve its operational and human resource objectives through the negotiation of those contracts. As contract administrator, Labor Relations provides a valuable service in advising constituents at the campuses, medical centers and laboratory.

Peter Chester

Director, Labor Relations

Phone: (510) 987-9919

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Kim Blodgett

Administrative Assistant II

Phone: (510) 987-0173

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Karen Ernst

Assistant Director, Labor Relations

Phone: (510) 987-0875

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