Employee and Labor Relations

The Employee and Labor Relations Division promotes the efficient functioning of State government so that its performance meets the high expectations of the citizens of Maryland. It does this by providing services to address work disputes, grievance resolution, and disciplinary appeals. It also provides guidance to supervisors, managers, and human resources officers in the State Personnel Management System.

The Division provides:

The Division also coordinates:

Employee Assistance Program, which provides confidential and professional referral and assessment services to State employees who are experiencing personal difficulties that are adversely affecting their work performances. Typically, the employee is referred by his or her supervisor.

Employees experiencing difficulties with domestic violence can find helpful resources through the Maryland Judiciary's Domestic Violence Webpage.

In addition:

The State Social Security Administrator is located within the Employee and Labor Relations Division, and is responsible for assuring proper coverage of governmental entities under the Social Security Act, and acting as a liaison with related federal agencies.​

Attention Human Resources Officers:

The Employee and Labor Relations forms that used to be on this page are now in the new secure Human Resources Officers site – click the FORMS tab after logging in to the new site.

Contact Information

301 W. Preston Street,
Suite 607
Baltimore, Maryland 21201


Heinrich J. Losemann, Jr.,
Employee and Labor Relations Division

Fatima Wallace
Administrative Specialist

James Fox
Settlement Coordinator
EAP Coordinator

Brent Tracy
Settlement Officer

Joseph Horvath
Employee & Labor Relations

Lauren Tabackman
Employee & Labor Relations

Katie Lombardi
Training Coordinator/Settlement Officer

Thomas J. Reardon
State Social Security Administrator

Employee & Labor Relations