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Welcome to Dallas County’s Employee Relations

The Employee Relations Team actively assists employees and their supervisors to ensure a respectful, positive, and productive work environment; an environment where constructive working relationships can flourish and employees can grow.

The ER Team will provide professional guidance and consultation to employees, supervisors and managers on a broad range of employee issues. If you have questions about any of the following, please contact us.

  • Personnel policies and procedures
  • Employee rights and privileges
  • Job performance issues
  • The performance appraisal process
  • Workplace conflict and problem resolution
  • The discipinary process
  • The grievance process
  • Civil Service System processes
  • Work/life balance resources

The Employee Relations team also coordinates and administers unemployment insurance claims, and sheriff’s testing.

In addition to the County’s central Human Resources department, some Dallas County departments maintain an in-house HR division. Employees who work in any of these departments can also contact the following representatives for Employee Relations assistance.

Department Contact
Health and Human Services Department Camellia Lewis 214-819-2103
District Clerk’s Office Gary Fitzsimmons 214-653-6334
County Clerk’s Office Rhonda Pennington 214-653-7565
Juvenile Department Helen Taylor 214-698-2295
Personnel Policies & Procedures
Includes most recent, court ordered changes

Chapter 82
Personnel Benefits, Payroll, and Compensation

Chapter 86
Personnel and Employment
Personnel policies and procedures for employees in the Sheriff’s Department
Dallas County’s NEW Corrective Action Model
Click Here to view Dallas County’s Corrective Action Model and Related Forms.
How to File a Grievance
Click here for procedures on filing a grievance, the grievance form and the complete grievance policy.
Employee Investigations
Click here To check out the Dallas County’s new policy on Employee Investigations. For guidelines on conducting an internal investigation, click here
Dallas County’s Compliance Posters
Click here to view Dallas County’s Compliance Poster and Supplement Compliance Poster.
Click on title for contact information on the Employee Assistance Program.