Danésha N. Nichols is a Principle Labor Consultant in Employee and Labor Relations. Danésha has been with the University since September 2004. Her main areas of focus are the CX (Clerical) and the BX (Graduate Student) Contracts. In addition to processing several grievances, Unfair Labor Practice Charges, and EEOC/DFEH Complaints, Danésha has represented the University at various arbitrations and outside agency hearings. Further, Danésha has participated in the bargaining and negotiation for the current CX and BX contract by being the point person designated to look after UC Davis’ interests in bargaining. Prior to joining Employee and Labor Relations, Danésha was in private practice doing employment litigation at a small law firm in Sacramento. Danésha was admitted to the Bar Association of California in December 2002.