Employee / Labor Relations Manager
A dynamic company is seeking an experienced Labor Relations Manager to oversee investigations, data intake, follow up, documentation, counseling and coaching for employees and managers in multiple locations. The Manager will partner with management team to ensure compliance and maintain collaborative relationships to advance effective labor relations, workforce development, service delivery, performance and sustained employee morale. Must have 8+ years of experience and Bachelor's Degree in HR, Labor Relations, Industrial / Organizational Psychology or Public Administration. Preferred Juris Doctorate, Paralegal, Masters in HR, SPHR/PHR and/or SHRM Certification.
location: Burlingame, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 160,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 8 Years
Advises, represents, and advocates in the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements (CBAs), disciplinary actions, grievances, and other Labor Relations issues.
Represents the District in regular and expedited arbitrations, contract negotiations, joint labor and union meetings, and in grievance processing and related settlement talks.
Ensures that Union grievances and requests for disciplinary hearings are responded to in a timely manner, adhering to all contractual timelines, deadlines, and applicable law.
Meets with and communicates regularly with Union officials to build and maintain collaborative relationships for the advancement of effective and harmonious labor relations, workforce development, service delivery, performance, and sustained employee morale.
Manages day to day employee and labor relations issues for all company locations.
Partners with the legal department as needed/required in research and application of employee laws with specific focus on wage and hour compliance.
Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws.
Creates and maintains a strong partnership with local management team to ensure activities are within the law and within the labor union contracts.
Leads employee relations activities including but not limited to relevant wage and hour law administration, interpretation and policy implementation, disciplinary action coaching and write ups, labor relations, employee and management investigations, and employee engagement.
Serves as a consultant on HR matters to management team and proactively creates solutions for long term success.
Partner with Shop Stewards and management team to ensure compliance in accordance with company policy and the collective bargaining agreements with the union.
Responds to inquiries and provides thoughtful follow through in an efficient and complete manner.
Ensures proper documentation and follow through are completed in a timely manner with solid communication of results to both employees and managers.
Participates in leading training initiatives focused on leadership development such as performance management, attendance tracking, leave administration and appropriate applications of the laws and agreed upon contracts for union and non-union employees.
Partners with field management to provide HR Guidance and serve as an internal business consultant to help interpret all company policies, procedures, performance management, and compliance initiatives as a trusted and confidential resource.
Provides daily performance management guidance to field managers such as coaching, counseling, career development and guidance on disciplinary actions.
Builds strong relationships with field management and employees to improve collaboration, build morale, increase productivity and retention. Special projects as assigned.
8+ years of direct experience in employee relations, labor relations or labor / employment law, implementing HR policies, programs and processes.
Bachelor's Degree in Labor Relations, Human Resources, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Public Administration, or a related field, from an accredited college or university.
Preferred: Juris Doctorate, Paralegal, Masters in HR Management, SPHR/PHR, and/or SHRM Certification
If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
skills: Compliance, Human Resources, Benefit Administration, Flexible Benefit Administration (Cafeteria Plan), Benefit Cost Containment
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.