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Employee Rights Administration Department

The Employee Rights Administration Department (ERAD) provides support services and leadership in the areas of: leaves of absence; job accommodations/fitness for duty; unemployment benefits; voluntary workplace conflict resolution through the Guided Problem Solving (GPS) program, and ensuring a work environment free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.

What can ERAD do for you?

  • Process requests for Leaves of Absence (including FMLA requests)
  • Assess job accommodation needs and facilitate job accommodations for individuals with disabilities
  • Determine whether an individual is fit-for-duty (mentally or physically)
  • Investigate and address complaints regarding discrimination, harassment and bullying
  • Facilitate Guided Problem Solving of workplace conflicts
  • Answer questions and provide training regarding matters within ERAD's expertise

Contacts

Leave Administrator

Kai Burns

Phone: 414-475-8210
Fax: 414-475-8638
Email: burnsk@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

EEO Compliance Supervisor/Adm. Law Specialist

Therese Freiberg

Phone: 414-773-9927
Fax: 414-777-7787
Email: freibetm@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

Manager II, ERAD

James R. Gorton

Phone: 414-475-8161
Fax: 414-777-7787
Email: gortonjr@milwaukee.k12.wi.us

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