Labor & Employee Relations

Labor & Employee Relations advises UC Irvine Health management on fair labor practices, assists with contract negotiations between management and five unions, which represent seven units of employees.

Our subject matter expertise includes:

  • Union relations
  • Contract administration and interpretation
  • Policy administration and interpretation
  • Grievance and staff complaint administration
  • Union business leave/time administration
  • Requests for information
  • Contract bargaining

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Questions? Use the Contact Us tab below to find your Labor & Employee Relations contact.


Paul Kronheim, Manager
Phone: 714-456-6163
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: pkronhei@uci.edu
Elaine Washington, Administrative Analyst
Phone: 714-456-5695
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: washine1@uci.edu

HR Business Partners

Dawn Skirvin
Phone: 714-456-6697
Fax: 855-395-9095

Email: dskirvin@uci.edu

Allison Shirley
Phone: 714-456-5174
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: shirleya@uci.edu

Jean Meussner
Phone: 714-456-7876
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: jmeussne@uci.edu

HR Generalists

Amanda Brink
Phone: 714-456-6461
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: brinka@uci.edu

Michelle Zapata
Phone: 714-456-7853
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: mnzapata@uci.edu
Gabe Contreras
Phone: 714-456-5955
Fax: 855-395-9095
Email: gacontre@uci.edu