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.
The Managed Return To Work Program is for individuals with work related injuries or illnesses that result in temporary inability to fully perform normal work. The Program provides these employees with meaningful and productive temporary transitional duty assignments.
Please contact 410-767-1314 if your agency is interested in implementing this Program.Managed Return to Work - Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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.
301 W. Preston Street, Suite 607Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Heinrich J. Losemann, Jr.,DirectorEmployee and Labor Relations Division410-767-4717
Fatima WallaceAdministrative Specialist410-767-4717James FoxSettlement CoordinatorEAP Coordinator410-767-5846
Brent TracySettlement Officer410-767-4953
Joseph HorvathEmployee & Labor Relations410-767-1314
Lauren TabackmanEmployee & Labor Relations410-767-1011
Katie LombardiTraining Coordinator/Settlement Officer410-767-4838
Thomas J. ReardonState Social Security Administrator410-767-4773
Please note: The State Social Security Administrator does not deal with individual claims and WILL NOT contact you by phone, email, text message or social media seeking your Social Security Number.
VacantEmployee & Labor Relations410-767-4549
45 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
300-301 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Toll Free (800) 705-3493