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Employee Relations

Brigham Young University values each employee and desires to help individuals succeed in their respective responsibilities.  There are times when concerns surface regarding the working environment or when performance is not meeting expectations.   The Employee Relations Office helps interpret BYU policies and procedures as they relate to your working environment.  We also monitor and intrepret state and federal employment laws to help you understand and follow these laws as they apply to your working environment.

Management / Employee Consultation

The Employee Relations Office provides counsel, advice, and training to managers and employees to help them resolve conflicts, solve problems, address complaints, and review grievances.  For assistance in these areas, please contact the Employee Relations Manager.


The Employee Relations Office is responsible for administering the unemployment compensation program at BYU.  We work with state agencies to provide information to help the state determine unemployment insurance eligibility for former employees.

Worker's Compensation

Related Procedures/Topics


The Employee Relations Office coordinates job-related decisions involving Worker's Compensation and/or disability processes.

Exit Interviews

Employee Relations conducts training seminars on the following:

  • Developing Positive Employee Relationships
  • Legal Landmines / Documenting Discipline
  • How to Deal with Difficult Employees
Phone Number
Fax Number
Organizational Unit Listing: 
  • Scott Elkins - Managing Director, ER/EEO and ECO - Full Time Employee - D-292 ASB - 801-422-6878
  • David Tueller - Manager, Employee Relations - Full Time Employee - D-276 ASB - 801-422-9065
  • Abby Clark - Graduate Intern - Student Employee - D-240C ASB - 801-422-5233

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