Employee and Labor Relations

Campus Address
121-20 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 20
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

As of July 1, 2017, terms of employment for Regent Merit System staff are based upon Iowa Code as well as the Iowa Board of Regents Merit System Rules

Please note the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2021-2023, covering base wages, will be available on this page

If you have questions regarding merit system staff guidelines or the collective bargaining agreement, please reach out to University Employee & Labor Relations (319-467-4142 or

Grievance Policy and Resources

Merit System Grievance Process (UI Operations Manual)

Merit System Grievance Form (pdf)