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Employee Relations

ER Vision and Mission:

Our Vision is to minimize risk and loss for the San Bernardino City Unified School District, developing positive employee relations.

Our Mission is to Empower our District Leaders through engagement, guidance and support, creating and maintaining positive relations with our employees, promoting loyalty and excellence. 



  • Advise Administrators regarding disciplinary matters, documentation and employee rights.
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave Request
  • Management On-Boarding
  • Create and disseminate District forms and bulletins to site.
  • Assist sites with court order interpretation, Student/Parent rights and custody matters. 
  • Placement of employee on administrative leave with or without pay.
  • Workshops for Managers: FRISK Writing, Employee Intervention Process, How to Conduct an Investigation and Title IX.
  • Fitness for Duty
  • Investigate employees request for leave that may be misuse for leave.
  • Subpoenas for the District and employee records.
  • Attend disciplinary meetings with administrators as needed.
  • Assist with CSEA problem solving. 
  • Employee discipline investigations. 
  • Assist sites regarding unsatisfactory performance of employees. 
  • Assistance to sites with response with Level I Grievance.
  • Level II and Level III (Arbitration)
  • Research Education Code, Labor Code, Government Code, Penal Code etc. to assist with employment related issues.
  • Contract interpretation for CSEA, SBTA, POA, CWA.



  • Assist Assistant Superintendent oversee litigation arising out of property and liability claims review and forward to SCSRM-JPA when appropriate.
  • Provide attorneys with Settlement Authority on behalf of Assistant Superintendent.
  • Attend mediations, Arbitrations and court trials for claims litigation filed against the District. 



  • Order and prepare new Labor Law Posters on an annual basis for distribution to all school sites and district locations. 





Luis Chavez Andere
Employee Relations Director

Lucero Martinez     
Secretary III          

Bonnie Barrera
Bilingual Secretary I

Christina Lupercio
Bilingual Clerk II

777 North F St.
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Phone: (909) 381-1123. (909) 381-1123.
Fax: (909) 885-0959(909) 885-0959

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday