Last week the Staff Ombuds Office released its 2016-2018 Biennial Report. Based on aggregate, non-identifiable data from 452 employees who used Ombuds services, the report provides information and analysis about the primary workplace concerns of employees as well as new systemic recommendations for the campus to consider.
October 23, 2018
October 12, 2018
October 11, 2018 marked the first ever national Ombuds Day, an honor bestowed by the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section. In recognition of this event, the Berkeley News posed questions to Staff Ombudsperson Sara Thacker and Ombudsperson for Students and Postdoctoral Appointees Marcia Riley regarding insight into their work as ombuds. Click here for the full article and more information about national Ombuds Day.
September 6, 2018
To start off our Fall class offerings, our Ombudsperson Julia Horvath will be
teaching her popular course Workplace Civility: Respect in Action.
Don't miss it!
Click the link below to get directly to the class in the UC Learning Center -
choose "UCB" and log in with CalNet if you are not already logged in.
Or, go to UC Learning and enter class code BEOMB002-18/09/25 in the search bar.
See you there!
May 30, 2018
We will be tabling at Summerfest - June 13 11-2 on the West Cresent Lawn.
Stop by and find out more about the services of the Staff Ombuds Office!
July 19, 2017
June 5, 2017
Last week, the Staff Ombuds Office released its 2014-2016 Biennial Report that provides the campus community with information regarding its caseload and systemic issues identified during this two year period.
August 23, 2016
January 4, 2016
September 21, 2015
April 13, 2015
October 17, 2014
October 2, 2014
June 11, 2014
May 28, 2014
March 14, 2014
January 31, 2014
October 21, 2013
October 7, 2013
August 2, 2013
May 24, 2013
UC Berkeley is comprised of diverse individuals with unique cultural backgrounds and experiences. Tapping into this rich diversity promotes innovation and the creativity needed to solve complex problems. But working effectively with diverse teammates can be challenging. Here's an article that distills lessons for the successful prevention and resolution of conflict on diverse teams: http://www.mediate.com/articles/ford5.cfm.