The Employee Relations Department seeks to provide a harmonious and productive school and work environment that respects and protects the individual rights of employees, students and parents. The Department’s responsibilities include contract negotiations, mediation, grievance processing and issues regarding equity, discrimination, harassment, and professional and criminal misconduct.
The Department also assists in the resolution of work-related problems and plays a significant role in providing independent counseling referrals to employees working through personal, home or family issues. The Department is involved with advising employees on retirement and processing retirement documentation through the Florida Retirement System. Other responsibilities include unemployment claims and compensation, administering the sick leave bank, and processing leaves of absence (e.g., family medical, medical, military).
|José Farinas, SPHR||Director, Employee Relations||534-0731|
|Carol Wynn-Green||Analyst, Equity and Compliance||534-0513|
|Laura McCabe||Analyst, Negotiations and Retirement||519-3978|
|Manny Rodriguez||Analyst, Personnel Investigations (East Area)||534-0517|
|Stephanie Templeton||Analyst, Personnel Investigations (West Area)||519-3977|
|Barry Marbutt||Analyst, Personnel Investigations (Central Area)||534-0735|
|Cynthia Sprouse||Specialist, Employee Relations||534-0786|
|Tina Chumney||Personnel Assistant I||534-0723|
|Fay Walker||Personnel Assistant I||519-8431|
|Unfilled||Personnel Assistant I|