P.O. Box 4035
Farmington, CT 06034-4035
Labor Relations is responsible for the administration of fair collective bargaining contract administration, grievance/arbitration processes, workforce separations, corrective actions, and training in related areas. The unit also investigates potential violations of collective bargaining agreements, agency policies or rules, provides interpretation and application of University policies and collective bargaining contracts, and provides management guidance related to employee performance and their responsibilities under the bargaining agreements.
Organizational Development is dedicated to building capacity in individuals and teams by delivering outstanding solutions that impact organizational effectiveness in support the UConn Health mission. It also leads the development and implementation of employee engagement strategies with a focus on improving culture and creating a positive workplace environment.
Talent Acquisition Specialists
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Nursing and Advanced Practice Providers Elizabeth McNamara, 860-679-2115
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Non-Nursing, Clinics, Facilities, Logistics,Donna Alexander, 860-679-3431
UConn Medical Group Administration, Marisa Leone, 860-679-3143
UConn Medical Group Nursing & Medical Assisting, Patient Services & Administration Support, Noreen Logan, 860-679-7691
UConn School of Dental Medicine, Central Administration, IT, Pamela Rucker, 860-679-2040
UConn School of Medicine, Marisa Leone, 860-679-3143
Benefits and Absence Management
The Benefits Unit advises, administers, and provides services to employees in areas such as benefit enrollment, retirement and insurance plans, tax-deferred products, and tuition reimbursements/waivers. Absence Management administers employee leave and accommodations.
Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073
Retirement and Supplemental Benefits
Benefits Director, Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073
Tuition Reimbursement (UHP and Managerial/Confidential)
Jennifer Hart, 860-679-3549
Tuition Reimbursement (Classified)
Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
UHP Employees, Dependent Children of UHP, Faculty, and Managerial/Confidential Employees: Personnel Specialist, Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
Ryan Bangham, 860-486-2036
Leaves – Medical, Military, Maternity
Personnel Specialist/FMLA, Denace Boyington , 860-679-4105
Personnel Specialist/FMLA, Dala Grabowski, 860-679-2901
Personnel Specialist/FMLA, Jake Plamenco, 860-679-3782
HR Resource Center, 860-679-2426
Case Manager, Kristin Donofrio, 860-679-2831
Compensation and Classification
The Compensation and Classification unit is responsible for the coordination of the classification program, the classification appeal process, employee-initiated and management-initiated classification review requests, and temporary or permanent reassignments. It provides new/replacement position classification; assists with departmental reorganizations; and receiving and processing requests for additional compensation.
HR Information Systems and Operations
HR Information Systems is responsible for implementing, setting standards for maintaining Human Resources information and employee records, longevity payments and bargaining unit pay increases. The unit also provides reporting services to all levels of management.
Lawrence Pittman, 860-679-4575
Banner Specialist, Sandy Leba, 860-679-4579
Personnel Transaction Requests
Human Resources Coordinator, Cathy Guidotti, 860-679-4663
Liz Fay, 860-679-7573
Processing of employee personnel and payroll records with last names beginning with:
File Room: 860-679-7106
The Payroll Unit is responsible for processing employee payments on a bi-weekly basis, including regular pay, lump-sum payments for separating employees, workers’ compensation checks, and other pay due employees. In addition, the Payroll Unit assists employees with changes to pay, such as tax status, direct deposit, and other employee pay deductions.