The Human Resources staff is committed to providing you excellent service. There are a number of ways for you to contact us.
Our office has several units, each of which is briefly described below. Please let us know how we can help you.
Administers the University's compensation system, performance management process, and the processes for hiring, transferring, and terminating employees, including the Job Opportunity Program. In addition, Human Resources Services administers your employee benefits, including all group insurance plans (health, life, and long-term disability) leave plans (including FMLA), and other benefits. Assists employees with retirement planning and services, including tax-deferred savings plans.
This office maintains your official employment records. To keep our records up-to-date, please report any changes in your name or address. The office also maintains your employee file, which you may review at any time.
Generates information on both a scheduled and ad hoc basis in response to administrative and management requirements of the University.
Oversees employee relations for bargaining staff employees, including all discipline issues, grievances, and contract negotiations and interpretation.
Human Resources encourages you to visit the WMU website to learn more about all aspects of the University.
Oversees and administers the University's Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity programs and policies, the Americans with Disability Act and related accommodations, and also addresses issues of equality and justice for all members of the University as consistent with the University's Non-Discrimination Policy.
A free and confidential service that assists employees with personal issues (see "Employee Assistance Program").
A free mediation service that helps employees find mutually agreeable solutions to interpersonal disputes with other individuals (see "Campus Employee Dispute Resolution Services"). Western Michigan University treats CEDRS mediation service in a confidential fashion.