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Human Resources|Employee Relations

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Employee Relations
Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Phone: 307-766-2438
Fax: 307-766-5607
Office Hours
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
Human Resources Contact List

Employee Relations

Our employee relations staff is committed to creating and maintaining a positive and productive work environment for all employees. Our staff members are available to assist with providing information and guidance to facilitate resolution of concerns and issues. We strive to ensure all employees are treated with fairness and respect and that departments and employees are aware of their rights and responsibilities.

Our staff:

Michelle Holmes, Employee Relations / Benefits Partner 766-2438

Jesse Begin, Training Specialist 766-5484

Mountain Valley

Consultation is available in the following areas:

                Performance Coaching               
            Performance Evaluations              

Performance Coaching

The mission of the Employee Relations team is to help classified staff and their supervisors resolve employment issues in support of a harmonious work environment at UW.
  • Corrective Action: Learn the steps of the University's progressive disciplinary process, from oral warnings to performance improvement plans to termination of employment.  To view an online training on this topic, click here.
  • Staff Grievance Procedure: For when an employee feels they were subject to an action that violated University policies/rules.  

Performance Evaluations for 2015 are due on March 31, 2016

Online Performance Evaluations

Please ensure that your PDQs are updated and approved by Human Resources. If a PDQ is still in draft, it will not be used in the performance evaluation. The evaluation process is started by the supervisor in HRMS ( Below are resources to help you complete this year's evaluations.

ePerformance Supervisor Training

Training on the ePerformance system is available to supervisors through March of 2016.

Date Start End
January 7, 2016 2:00pm 3:00pm
January 19, 2016 10:00am 11:00am
February 4, 2016 2:00pm 3:00pm
February 16, 2016 2:00pm 3:00pm
March 3, 2016 10:00am 11:00am

When training times are scheduled, you may register for one of these sessions through HRMS Courses and Conferences by clicking here.

Instructional Guides

ePerformance Supervisor Guide
ePerformance Employee Guide
Performance Evaluations in 7 Easy Steps
PDQ User Guide

Browser Fix for PDQ Report


University of Wyoming Employee Handbook


Frequently Asked Questions

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Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free and confidential program with advisers available 24 hours a day. Examples of the services offered are: work-life balance issues (such as relationships, parenting, death and grief), counseling related to anxiety, depression, stress, drug/alcohol abuse, family issues, work-related issues, legal and financial resources, and crisis intervention.

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