Employee Relations

Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 4100, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 653-7638 • Fax: (214) 653-7608

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.


Health and Human Services DepartmentAlina Espinoza  214-819-2106
District Clerk’s OfficeGary Fitzsimmons214-653-6224
County Clerk’s OfficeRhonda Pennington214-653-7565
Juvenile DepartmentHelen Taylor214-698-2295