The Staff Ombuds Office is pleased to announce the appointment of Júlia Horváth as Associate Ombudsperson. Júlia was appointed to this position after successfully serving as Assistant Ombudsperson from 2016 - 2017 and as Interim Associate Ombudsperson in 2018. During this time, Júlia helped hundreds of employees successfully navigate workplace disputes and problems.
January 17, 2019
October 23, 2018
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 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 13th, 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.