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Employee Relations

The Employee Relations Department focuses on promoting good management practices and workplace behaviors, positive working environments and relationships, and on complying with Human Resources Policies and Procedures. Employee Relations is designed to assist individuals and departments on how to work through problems and differences to make the work environment more positive, enjoyable and less stressful. To learn more, please about our services, please explore the Employee Relations Services for Leaders.


Key points about Employee Relations for leaders:

  1. It is important to know Emory’s Policies of Conduct.
  2. We are a partner for Emory leaders. If you are unsure about any situation, contact Employee relations for consultation.

Employee Relations Contact Information:

Different departments are served by different contacts within Employee Relations. Please reference the Employee Relations Departmental Designations form to determine who to contact if you are unsure. 

Thomas George
Voice: 404-712-4720
Fax: 404-712-5269
Jeanne Thigpen
Voice: 404-727-7644
Fax: 404-727-1728
Karen Truesdale 
Voice: 404-712-8873
Sheriece March FMLA (Family Medical Leave)
Voice: 404-727-8280
Fax: 404-712-5259


ER Policies

Open Door Policy
Performance Management Policy
Standards of Conduct Policy
Progressive Discipline Policy
Substance Abuse/Drug-Free Workplace Policy
Statement of Confidentiality Policy
FMLA Policy


Additional Resources

Documenting Performance or Conduct
Human Resources Policies