The Office of Human Resources is responsible for all human resource functions–operations and benefits, compensation, staffing and employee relations. The operations and benefits section processes all personnel actions and various other documents related to employee status. The compensation and staffing unit is responsible for advising agency management on various appointment types and the process for hiring employees. Employee relations advises agency management on obligations and requirements under state and federal employment laws as well as Civil Service rules. The section investigates such things as performance, behavioral incidents, workplace violence, harassment and discrimination claims.