What is Labor and Employee Relations (LER)?
Labor and Employee Relations (LER) assists in preventing and resolving problems that may affect the workplace. In addition, Employee Relations recognizes employees for the service contributed and provides assistance with professional growth. LER staff provide a full range of advisory services in Labor Relations and Employee Relations for all commands at Headquarters Marine Corps, MCB Quantico, and other locations (such as Indianapolis, IN and New Orleans, LA) – wherever our serviced population is located.
WHAT WE DO:
We provide advice and guidance to managers, supervisors, and civilian employees in the following areas, most of which are covered in our website:
- Labor Contract Interpretation and Administration
- Local Level Bargaining
- Work Schedules
- Alternative Work Schedules
- Performance Management
- Injury Compensation
- Drug Free Workplace
- Leave Administration
- Work Life Programs
- Civilian Employee Assistance Program
WHO AND WHERE WE ARE:
The LER staff are located at the Pentagon, Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ), Indianapolis, IN, and New Orleans, LA. Our staff is divided into three (3) Teams, Pentagon Team, Quantico Team, and Field Team, which are based on the location of our serviced customers.
The LER Office presents trainings in support of our ongoing effort to bring relevant and reliable developmental opportunities to our customers. We provide a Certificate of Completion for attendance in our live training sessions, however, our we do not offer continuing education (CE) hours or other types of credit hours.
The LER Section will be presenting training topics during calendar year 2022. All training topics will be presented live through Microsoft TEAMS. Exact training dates and times will be announced via email approximately 2 weeks in advance to Command HR Liaisons for reference and dissemination.
On-Demand Virtual Trainings via milBook
Our live training sessions are recorded and made available on milBook. This platform is a part of milSuite, which provides a collection of social business tools for Department of Defense (DoD) personnel. Users access the milBook site with a Common Access Card (CAC) to watch recorded training videos on their government laptop anytime and anywhere, meaning users can take control of their own learning at a time and place that suits them. Please, click the icon below to visit our milBook page and take advantage of these training opportunities: