Staff Directory

Employee and Labor Relations

Our office is responsible for creating, administering and interpreting MIT's personnel policies, and for training on HR policies and practices. We help to prevent and resolve workplace problems, and we work to ensure the Institute's compliance with legal requirements affecting employment.

Human Resources Officers (HROs) are assigned to the DLCs and are both an employee's and a DLC's primary contact for employment-related issues, both union and non-union.

The Office of Labor Relations is responsible for labor relations strategy and interpretation for the entire Institute. Working with contacts in the DLCs, it negotiates, interprets and administers five collective bargaining agreements at MIT: the Service Employees' International Union (SEIU) – campus; SEIU - Lincoln Laboratory; the Research, Development, and Technical Employees' Union (RDTEU, campus and Lincoln); the Lincoln Laboratory Security Officers' Independent Union (SOIU); and the Campus Police Association (CPA).

Ahsan Ali

Manager, Labor Relations

NE49-5000

ahsanali@mit.edu

(617) 715-2473

Emily Falkenstein

Senior Human Resources Assistant

NE49-5000

efalken@mit.edu

(617) 452-2990

 

Joan Fusco

Manager, Employee Relations

NE49-5000

jfusco@mit.edu

(617) 253-4252

 

Ellen McClintock

Assistant Manager, Labor Relations

NE49-5000

ellenmcc@mit.edu

(617) 253-4274

Lianne Shields

Director of Employee and Labor Relations

NE49-5000

lshields@mit.edu

(617) 253-8381

Shawn Smith

Assistant Manager, Labor Relations Facilities

NW23-100

sjsmith@mit.edu

(617) 253-1714

 

Mariucy Tejada

Labor Relations Analyst

NE49-5000

mariucy@mit.edu

(617) 253-6231