County Executive’s Customer Service Commitment

Montgomery County Government is committed to providing exceptional service to our many diverse communities, residents and businesses. I encourage you to contact me if you feel that you have not received excellent service, or have compliments or other comments related to the service you received from your county government.
-Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive

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Office of Labor Relations

About Us

The Office of Labor Relations fosters high-performing labor-management relationships through the use of collaborative and interest-based methods, that demonstrate the possibilities of effective labor-management partnership and confirm the value of the County's workforce.

Chief Labor Relations Officer: Jennifer Harling​, Esq.
Address: 101 Monroe Street, 12th floor, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (202) 570-1501

MPIA Contact:
Address: 101 Monroe Street, 12th floor, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone/Website: (240) 777-5˦54;

Quick Links

Below you will find information concerning laws and regulations relating to unions, collective bargaining, and other labor relations regulations.
Montgomery County Collective Bargaining Law
Fire and Rescue Collective Bargaining Law
Police Labor Relations Law
Sec. 2-25D. Office of Labor Relations

Grievance Submission Form for Section 34 Grievances Under the Montgomery County Personnel Regulations, 2001 (For Unrepresented Employees)

(Employees who are members of a bargaining unit should consult with their respective certified bargaining unit representative to determine their grievance rights under their collective bargaining agreement)

Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs)

Additional related documents may be found in the OLR Archive

Direct Bargaining Agreement (DBA)

Management Guidance Bulletins

This information provides guidance to managers who oversee MCGEO employees on hot topics within the labor relations field. 


Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Annual Leave
Notices to Employees
Employee Participation in Union Activities
Labor Management Relations Committees (LMRCs)

Conflict Facilitation Program (CFP)

Montgomery County-MCGEO Conflict Facilitation Program

Program aims to resolve conflicts, claims of unfairness or personal /personality /conduct issues between:
manager-employee, employee-employee, manager-manager


Conflict Facilitation Program, Article 52
Conflict Facilitation Operating Guidelines
Conflict Facilitation Request Form

Please send all completed Conflict Facilitation Request Forms to the Office of Human Resources, Labor and Employee Relations Team at: