Labor Relations
201 Carter Drive, Suite 100
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610.436.2800
Fax: 610.436.3464




Labor Relations Links

Labor Relations Contacts

The Labor Relations department at WCU is responsible for the
administration of the AFSCME, APSCUF, OPEIU, SCUPA and SPFPA
collective bargaining agreements.
This includes the following functions:

  • Representing the University at various meet and discuss sessions.
  • Providing advice and labor relations training to the University
    managers on contract implementation and interpretation issues.
  • Investigating and responding to grievances on behalf of the
  • Serves as neutral third party in mediated sessions.
  • Partner with PASSHE Labor Relations staff and the university's legal
    representative to provide documentation and other support to the
    arbitration process.
  • Investigating complaints, scheduling PDC's, and administering
    disciplinary sanctions

State Employee Assistance Program (SEAP)

SEAP provides all WCU Employees up to three free sessions with a SEAP
counselor for each concern or problem, and the benefit renews each calendar
year. Through the SEAP program, you and your family can receive no-cost,
confidential, and personal support for a wide range of issues.

Contact SEAP:
1-800-692-7459 or 1-800-824-4306 (TDD) access code: Pennsylvania

How can SEAP help me?

  • Alcohol or drug dependencies
  • Aging parents
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with grief & loss
  • Debt management
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Financial counseling
  • Gambling
  • Legal advice
  • Marital & relationship issues
  • Parenting & family concerns
  • Physical abuse
  • Stress management
  • Work related issues
  • uline

    Workplace Accommodation

    Since each disability and accommodation is unique, contact Trish Seningen or Lauren Hilferty, Department of Labor Relations, to discuss non-workers comp related disabilities. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) website provides an A to Z list of Disabilities and Accommodations.


    Labor Relations Forms, Policies & Reports

    ADA Accommodation Form
    AFSCME Witness Statement
    FLSA - Fair Labor Standards Act
    Misconduct Policy
    Performance Development Plan
    Public Employee Relations Act
    Effectively Implementing a Performance Development Plan for Underperformers

    Current Union Contacts

    (Clerical; Custodial;
    Grounds; & Trades)
    AFSCME Contract

    AFSCME Local 2244
    Walt Francis

    AFSCME Local 2345
    (Rank and File)
    Barbara Cooper

    (Faculty & Coaches)
    APSCUF Contract
    Lisa Millhous

    OPEIU Contract
    Christopher Ordiway 717.635.2766

    SCUPA Contract
    Christine Brenner

    (Public Safety)
    SPFPA Contract
    Eric Ruggeri

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