Labor Relations represents Minnesota State in administering a comprehensive employee relations program throughout the system.  Primary activities include:

  • Development of employee relations policies
  • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Day-to-day contract administration
  • Labor-Management partnerships
  • Representing management in grievance arbitration procedures
  • Training of managers and supervisors
  • Coordinating meet and confer sessions

Labor Relations works closely with Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) Labor Relations on union issues for the system’s classified employees.   


Bargaining Units

Confidential Labor Relations documents (HR Connect)

Labor Agreements (HR Connect)

Labor Relations Representatives Assignments (HR Connect)

Layoff Information Matrix by Bargaining Unit

Negotiation Process

Public Sector Collective Bargaining in Minnesota

Union Representatives