HRD-test Labor Relations

Labor Relations
DMHAS Labor Relations Division
460 Silver Street, Middletown, CT 06457
Fax (860) 262-6940
Kristina Grodzicki, Director of Labor Relations,
(860) 262-5906

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The DMHAS Labor Relations Division is responsible for managing the following functions: interpretation and administration of statutes related to personnel, labor relations, and collective bargaining agreements; management and coordination of grievances, investigations, collective bargaining negotiations, workplace violence issues, ADA and FMLA; and employee relations.  In addition, the DMHAS Labor Relations Division provides consultation and training to managers and supervisors in regards to the above functions.
The DMHAS Labor Relations Division also assists with resolving CHRO complaints.

CONTACT US:       
Julie Tackus, HR Assistant
 (860) 262-6947

Connecticut Valley Hospital 

Michael Vasile, Labor Relations Liaison, 860-262-6939,
John Flannery, Labor Relations Liaison, 860-262-6934,  
Sherrie Shields, Labor Relations Liaison, 860-859-4653,

Capitol Region Mental Health Center (CRMHC), Western CT Mental Health Network (WCMHN)

Lori Merker-Chapman, Labor Relations Liaison,

CT Mental Health Center (CMHC)

Paula Rivers, Labor Relations Liaison, 860-262-6938,

River Valley Services, Southeast Mental Health Authority (SMHA)

  Sherrie Shields, Labor Relations Liaison, 860-859-4653,

Southwest CT Mental Health System (SWCMHS)

Paula Rivers, Labor Relations Liaison, 860-262-6938,

Office of the Commissioner (OOC), and Agency Head/Designee for Step 1 and/or Step 2 Grievance for DMHAS
David Pawlak, Labor Relations Liaison
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Alternate Work Schedule (A&R)
  • Attendance Policy
  • Compensation Plans
  • DMHAS Managers / Supervisors
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Job Classifications
  • Voluntary Schedule Reduction Program (VSRP)  
  • Affirmative Action
  • CHRO
  • Directions to Connecticut Valley Hospital