Discover Solutions to Overcome Workplace Problems

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The Staff Ombuds Office provides a confidential place for employees to discuss and clarify concerns, identify options, and discover problem-solving strategies to constructively navigate and overcome workplace disputes and problems.  

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Who We Are

Learn about the office and meet our staff.

What We Do

Learn about the ways we can help you resolve conflict.


What Guides Us

Learn about our guiding principles, set forth by the International Ombuds Association.

Contact Us- 510-642-7823. Language translation services including ASL are available.

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Submit your email address and receive direct information about Staff Ombuds Office events, conflict resolution tips, and upcoming trainings.

Latest Ombuds Report

Picture-Staff Ombuds Office Biennial Report

To request a copy of this report in an alternative accessible format, please contact the Staff Ombuds Office at (510) 642-7823; 711 CA Relay.

Campus Events

Join the Othering & Belonging Institute for a talk and discussion on: Why We Need to Bulild and Bridge

Guest speaker Eboo Patel will share what he has learned about why and how to bridge differences in order to create a more just and inclusive society. After his talk, Patel will be joined by John A. Powell, the Director of UC Berkeley’s Othering & Belonging Institute and the Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion, and Allison Briscoe-Smith, a senior fellow at the university’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) and the co-instructor of the GGSC’s popular online course, Bridging Differences

Event details and registration HERE

Register for People & Culture: BCORE Workshop I: Understanding Your Purpose and Setting Your Goal

People who identify in a non-dominant racial, ethnic, gender, and divers-ability way often don’t have the luxury of aimlessly going to “find themselves”. They must be crystal clear on what they stand for, their purpose, and how they want to make it matter that they even existed on the planet. This workshop will support participants in articulating their purpose and a career upward mobility plan.

Event detail HERE