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Human Resources

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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, Employee Relations / Training Specialist 766-5484

Mountain Valley

Consultation is available in the following areas:

Employee Resources

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.

Employee Handbook: Find out the University's policies concerning employees.

Staff Grievance Procedure: For when an employee feels they were subject to an action that violated University policies/rules.

Workplace Discrimination/Harassment (UW Regulation 1-5): Resolved through the Equal Opportunity Report and Response Office

Workplace Violence/Threats (UW Regulation 1-44): Resolved through the Equal Opportunity Report and Response Office.

Attendance and Leave

Employees and supervisors who have questions regarding attendance and leave policies are encouraged to consult with Michelle Holmes, the Employee Relations/Benefit Partner. More information about leave policies is available on the Employee Benefits Leave Policies website

Online Performance Evaluations

Performance Evaluations for 2015 are due on March 31, 2016

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. 

Instructional Guides

ePerformance Supervisor Guide

ePerformance Employee Guide

Performance Evaluations in 7 Easy Steps

PDQ User Guide

Browser Fix for PDQ Report


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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