Manager Labor Relations Job Description Sample
Manager Labor Relations
Requisition ID: 21483
Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.
We are seeking qualified candidates to join our Business HR team where you will be expected to work creatively and collaboratively with all levels and functions. In our fast-paced and diverse plant, you are the strategic business partner contributing to a positive labor and employee relations environment. Reporting the HR Director, you will own the labor relations strategy and manage day to day operational labor relations activity. You will have the political and organizational savvy to visualize, propose, adapt and successfully implement suitable LR solutions to support the needs of the organization.
Serve as the chief spokesperson and company point of contact with the labor union, including responsibility for all activity including grievance administration, arbitration preparation, union meetings, contract administration, and contract negotiation preparation.
Promote collaborative labor relations with local union consistent with the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) and business objectives. Develop and maintain progressive relationships with local union leadership and union committees (Machinists Union).
Coach and train business leaders, people leaders and employees, through both one-on-one interactions and presentations to management and senior leadership teams.
Apply data analytics and judgment to draw insights that inform business decision making, with specific emphasis on hourly employee attraction, retention and engagement.
Actively champion World Class Manufacturing (WCM) deployment as part of as part of the Whirlpool Production System (WPS); core member of People Development (PD) Pillar.
Partner with HR Operations, Payroll and HR Centers of Excellence (CoEs) to analyze trends and metrics, identify business needs, and develop integrated solutions, programs and policies in support of business strategy.
Partner with Production Operations, HR Operations, Finance, and Industrial Engineering for hourly workforce planning, resource forecasting, and labor management.
Experienced In-depth decision-maker and negotiator skills; demonstrated ability to recognize alternatives, evaluate relevant information, and make decisions and recommendations with a high sense of urgency.
Ability to learn and use Google business suite applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides).
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources / Labor Relations, Finance, Economics or an equivalent field.
- 3 years+ of progressive experience as a labor relations practitioner
- 3 years + experience as an HR generalist
Masters Degree in HR or related degree preferred.
First chair / primary negotiating experience for union contract negotiations including overall strategy, proposal generation, and bargaining table experience.
Strong analytical skills including demonstrated proficiency analyzing data using Excel or Google Sheets with relation to labor relations, staffing, engagement, etc.
Knowledge as well as the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and other employment law.
Demonstrated labor relations experience (grievance, contract administration, negotiations and strategy accountabilities)
Knowledge and experience using HRIS systems (e.g. SAP, Success Factors, Kronos)
Labor Relations and/or HR experience in a large manufacturing environment.
Experience with Lean Manufacturing or related Continuous Improvement environments.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.
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Manager, Labor Relations
Job Description: Under direction from the Director, Labor Relations, manages the activities and services of the Labor Relations staff; makes policy recommendation on Labor Relations matters; assists the Director in representing AHS in negotiations by serving as the first chair or second chair in labor negotiations; serves as Chief Advocate in arbitration hearings; review and compile in response to Requests for Information from the union; prepares presentations and/or memoranda for senior leadership; assists in various resolution processes and other relationships with employee organizations; in consultation with the Director and through Labor Relations Consultants and HRBP#s, provides technical advice to management and employees regarding the interpretation and implementation of various laws and agreements affecting terms and conditions of employment.
Qualifications: Education: Bachelor#s degree in relevant field from an accredited college or university; Juris Doctorate degree preferred. The equivalent of four years of increasingly responsible experience in labor relations activities, including at the table negotiations as first chair may be substituted for the Bachelor#s degree. Minimum Experience:
Six years within Human Labor Relations environment, including two years in a supervisory role. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Act in an appropriate and professional manner as defined by the company#s Standards of Behavior, Policy and Procedures, and Scope of Services. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals In depth knowledge of current labor practices including fair employment, equal opportunity policies and regulations, principles of Human Resources administration and management Knows how to build consensus among leaders Knows how to operate in the face of ambiguity Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office (especially PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Excel) Use independent judgment and initiative within established policies and procedures Well balanced in being direct when communicating, yet compassionate, professional, and objective Working knowledge of collective bargaining, both in the public and private sector Coordinates with #at the table# negotiating team, operating departments, contract agencies and other interested parties.
Develops and presents negotiation strategy that takes into account factors beyond the immediate negotiation or bargaining unit, may provide training to management personnel regarding the impact of agreements with labor organizations. Develops documents and spreadsheets in support of Labor Relations functions, including RFI Logs, proposal logs, costing, etc.
Directly supervises and leads Labor Relations Consultants, contractors and Administrative staff, assigning and monitoring tasks, providing guidance and evaluating performance. Identifies and coordinates cases with legal counsel as necessary, modifying case responses and/or ensuring stakeholders are advised of recommendations to achieve Hospital objectives while minimizing risk.
Keeps abreast of labor relations laws, court decisions and trends affecting both the private and public sector. Manages multiple contracts, interpreting union-management collective bargaining agreements and represents management in the negotiation and settlement of grievances under established grievance procedure. Advises supervisors on courses of action relative to grievances and is responsible for coordination of all aspects of the hearing process.
Performs other duties as assigned. Provides guidance and counsel to employees and managers regarding employee relations matters, dispute resolution, employee disciplinary actions, and collective bargaining agreements. Assists managers with the interpretation of policies and mediates with employees and union representatives.
Provides training regarding labor relations matters. Responsible for formal leader training on labor relations issues to ensure management readiness related to labor relations. Takes a leading role in union-management contract negotiations. In partnership with the Director and CHRO, coordinates Systems preparations for and leads development and implementation of communication plan following ratification.# #
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field from accredited college or university; Master's degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: Eight years within Human Resources and/or Labor Relations environment, including two years in a supervisory role within the administration areas of disciplinary action procedures, personnel rules and regulations, techniques of handling grievance procedures and resolution, techniques of labor negotiations and various state and federal labor relations laws and guidelines.
Minimum Experience: Two years of experience in related field is equivalent to one year of education in related field.
Manager, Labor Relations
Purpose: Assists the Director, Labor Relations/Labor Counsel and Deputy Director, Labor Relations in all labor relations' matters. Manages student interns.
Essential Tasks of the Job
Assists all operation and support units with day-to-day collective bargaining agreement administration.
1.Advises and assists with investigations related to union employee misconduct including but not limited to, reviewing of all relevant statements and documents, reviewing and drafting of employee disciplinary hearing letters and discipline letters, and when necessary attends disciplinary hearings.
2.Advises and assists with administration of union contract provisions including but not limited to, reviewing relevant Payroll, Human Resources and other documents related to contractual issues and reviewing decisions to ensure consistent application of contractual provisions.
3.Provides legal assistance at manager level hearings and advises and assists with drafting of Step 1 grievance responses.
4.Advises Legal, Human Resources and Diversity departments on the impact of collective bargaining agreements with regard to the investigation and resolution of employee complaints and employee relations issues.
5.Advises and assists Aviation, Maritime, Worker's Compensation and Human Resources with union employee FMLA, work-place injury, or return-to-duty issues and non-disciplinary termination matters.
6.Advises Aviation and Maritime and other managers on proper application and administration of the terms and conditions of the nine collective bargaining agreements.
7.Responds to inquiries from union officials concerning the interpretation of language contained in the various collective bargaining agreements.
8.Coordinates with payroll, human resources and other administrative departments concerning the application of contract language as to wages, hours and conditions of employment.
Participates in the "third step" grievance procedure.
1.Reviews all grievances and researches facts with Massport managers.
2.Prepares case files for grievance hearings.
3.Represents management in grievance proceedings at the direction of the Deputy Director, Labor Relations.
4.Researches grievance response and prepares written decisions in conjunction with the Deputy Director, Labor Relations.
5.Serves as hearing officer for grievance proceedings when necessary.
Daily management of student interns
1.Educate new student intern(s) on how to conduct a proper analysis of disciplinary decisions using the just cause standard.
2.Educate new student intern(s) on how to conduct a proper analysis of union claims of a contractual violation, i.e., non-disciplinary related claims.
3.Manage and oversee student intern(s) projects and daily activities.
4.Coordinate with Labor Relations Executive Administrative Assistant tours for the student intern(s) of the various Aviation and Maritime operational facilities.
5.Review own weekly schedule and the weekly schedules of the Director, Labor Relations/Labor Counsel and Deputy Director of Labor Relations and oversee the coordination of meeting(s) the student intern(s) will attend and ensure the student intern(s) is properly prepared to attend selected meeting(s).
Assists with the representation of Massport in labor related litigation.
1.Participates in preparation and presentation of labor arbitrations before arbitrators pursuant to collective bargaining agreements.
2.Participates in preparation for litigation before the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations.
3.Participates in preparation for litigation in state and federal courts on labor issues involving Massport and its tenants at all Massport facilities.
4.May represent Massport in labor arbitration hearings when necessary.
Participates in the collective bargaining process as directed by Director, Labor Relations/Labor Counsel and/or Deputy Director, Labor Relations.
1.Attends collective bargaining sessions.
2.Assists with preparation of proposals and exhibits.
SECONDARY JOB TASKS:
Completes selected projects assigned by the Director, Labor Relations/Labor Counsel and Deputy Director, Labor Relations.
As necessary, serves as Labor Relations representative on internal joint labor-management committees, internal investigatory bodies such as the Massport Threat Assessment Team, and other working groups tasked with creation, oversight, or implementation of specific projects.
Performs other duties as required.
Job Requirements and Qualifications
EDUCATION: J.D. required.
EXPERIENCE: 3 – 5 years' labor law experience required. Equivalent legal related experience may be considered.
Minimum of 3 years experience working in public sector labor relations strongly preferred. Arbitration experience, and trial and motion experience before state or federal courts strongly preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in legal analysis, brief writing, document drafting and negotiations required.
1.Must be a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
2.Current and valid driver's license.
3.Ability to pass a Massport controlled substances test and background security checks.
WORK SCHEDULE: Ability to work 37.5-hour workweek and to work additional hours to meet fluctuating workloads.
Labor Relations Manager
UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
Carrier is the world's leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to develop your human resources career, then we have a great opportunity for you. We are seeking a high energy, self-starter to drive key human resources initiatives and promote a high performance culture.
This position will lead the administration of the organization's labor and employee relations programs, policies, and procedures. This includes the administration of the collective bargaining agreement, grievance procedure, arbitration preparation, preliminary responses to unfair labor practice charges and union awareness training. Consistently applies and interprets company policies and procedures to ensure proper compliance with government laws, regulations and company policies and procedures. Conducts investigations, resolves complaints and coaches business leaders regarding performance management.
Provides leadership direction and management of the labor relations team; To include items such as performance management, mentoring, training and development, personnel selection, salary recommendations and corrective action
Ensures oversight of the preservation and consistent application of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
Partner with Plant Leadership Team and Divisional Leaders to achieve tactical and strategic organizational objectives
Research complex labor and employee issues, and if necessary, coordinate efforts with Corporate HR and/or Legal
Advise and assist Corporate Leadership in the proper application of Company HR Programs
Provide consultation and mediation regarding work-related issues, conflicts, and discipline policy/procedures questions, contract interpretation
Oversee and assist Plant Management Teams' proactive promotion of positive employee relations environment
Participation and occasional leading of the development and implementation of strategic and tactical approaches for the Company's overall Labor Relations Strategic Plan to include bargaining strategies
Assess and define current state of Management Development functions and propose new strategies to improve processes when necessary
Create materials which will assess and inform management on pertinent workforce issues and concerns
Administer Employee Engagement Survey in an effort to achieve operational goals through survey follow-up and execution of action plans
Assist with interpreting policies, regulations and programs in a manner conducive to Company goals and values
Provide Human/Labor Relations training at all levels of Plant operations as needed
Senior Labor Relations Manager
Requisition ID 123527BR Date updated 09/18/2018
This position requires an experienced labor relations professional who will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the full array of high level Labor Relations activities within the assigned business organizations as required. Responsible for maintaining consistency with the company Labor Strategy and associated practices and processes employed in maintaining operational discipline and predictable results, as specified in the duties and responsibilities.
Key position duties:
Assists in representing management in collective bargaining with unions representing company employees, and help maintain relationship with local, national, and international union leadership Provides back room support at contract negotiations, domestic and internationally. Engages and advises the Business Negotiation team in the development of the contract negotiation template and contingency plan
Conducts Mid-Contract Review and Post Negotiation After Action Review
Leads, drives and coordinates defense of Union organizing campaigns and Union Avoidance Training. Maintains good communication and positive relationships among employees
Conducts Pre-Arbitration case Review/ Advisory role in Grievance Procedure. Assists in preparation of briefs and participates in arbitration and legal hearings
Participates in Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service sessions, Represents the company in dealing with government agencies, as required
Advises company team on Business Development/ Business Restructuring/ Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
Provides advice/counsel for International labor relations activity, European Works Councils, Fair Work Australia, etc.
Conducts Labor Relations training for HR, Management and Front Line leaders
Direct surge Labor Relations activities
Working understanding of applicable state and federal employment and labor and compliance requirements and applicable statutory parameters
12 years of related work experience in the labor relations field, to include;
Prior success in negotiating union contracts demonstrating understanding of categorization of appropriate subjects of bargaining (Mandatory, Permissive, Prohibited)
Demonstrated first contract negotiation capability
Knowledge of principles of contract language interpretation and ability to draft effective collective bargaining agreement clauses
Extensive involvement with the Grievance and Arbitration Process
Demonstrated ability to conduct effective management training with the goal of union avoidance (Positive Personnel Practices)
Prior success in conducting Management Campaign in response to NLRB directed union election
Ability to provide cogent labor relations advice related to Enterprise Wide Business Initiatives
Demonstrated ability to support Business Development efforts in respect to identifying, analyzing and providing effective advice on associated labor relations issues
Effective leadership, communication, presentation and facilitation skills
Strong analytical skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Office products
BA/BS in Business, Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Management or related field
Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations or related field or JD
Prior High level Union side experience a positive
SCA knowledge/experience and A-76 conversion experience is highly desirable
Human Resources Generalist experience
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 123527
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I(TM) products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
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Type Of Job
MA - Waltham
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Labor Relations Manager
Requisition ID 123416BR Date updated 09/17/2018
The Labor Relations Manager is responsible for all aspects of Labor Relations for 4 unions IBEW, IAM-Massachusetts, IAM-Rhode Island, and Raytheon Guards Union including but not limited to: leading grievance meetings, advising all levels of management in the interpretation of the law and the collective bargaining agreement, representing the Company in matters involving State and Federal agencies, assisting with the preparation and participating in arbitrations, developing effective relationships with Local and International Union representatives, and the preparation and execution of contract negotiations.
This individual reports to the IDS Labor Relations Leader and is an integral part of the Human Resources team. The incumbent will help to build and implement organizational strategies that improve performance and improve leadership capabilities.
Bachelor's degree and 8 years experience or Master's degree and 4 years experience in Labor Relations/Human Resources or relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
Extensive knowledge of applicable state and federal employment, labor and compliance requirements Effective leadership, communication, presentation and facilitation skills
Coaching and consulting with management and employees with regard to organizational change, learning and development, performance management, organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition, compensation, benefits and employee relations
Master's degree in Human Resource Management/ Labor (Industrial) Relations or a related field
Experience administering a collective bargaining agreement in a represented facility
Experience performing Human Resources responsibilities in a represented facility
PHR or equivalent certification
Microsoft Office Applications
Required Education (including Major):
- BA/BS in Business/Human Resource Management/ Labor (Industrial) Relations or a related field
What's YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We're inspired by a noble mission that's shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.
What We Offer: Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
Find out why Forbes ranks us among the top 500 of America's Best Employers by visiting us online at www.raytheon.com.
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Raytheon: Making the World a Safer Place
"Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth."
- Thomas A. Kennedy
Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
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Industrial & Labor Relations
Type Of Job
MA - Andover
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
HR Manager - Labor Relations
Primary purpose: • Overseeing labor relations at unionized facilities (Strong background and experience working with unions required)• This newly created HR management position will provide comprehensive management support and guidance in the areas of HR policy administration, recruitment & staffing, organizational development & training, compensation administration, benefits, discipline & performance counseling, affirmative action efforts, investigations, employee relations in non-union facilities, and labor relations at union represented facilities. • This position will manage a team of three HR Generalists and one HR Coordinator/Admin Support in addition to supporting a small client group at a union represented facilities Essential duties and responsibilities:Provide guidance to client group management to promote and maintain a positive employer / employee relationship, and maintain a union-free status at non-union represented facilities
Ensure effective communication and administration of company policies, procedures, programs, changes and related issues.Job requires critical thinking and the ability to manage competing priorities in order to meet the needs of client groups
Use effective conflict resolution techniques to solve employee / supervisor and employee / employee problems with minimal supervision. Includes counseling management and building consensus on complex and sensitive issues.Guide management and team in the application and interpretation of policies, compensation practices, benefits, performance issues, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and disability leave management
Proactively guide management responsible for union represented facilities in the application and administration of union contracts and agreements, including grievance administration
Advise management on appropriate staffing, compensation and benefits issues.Facilitate and conduct training on a variety of HR initiatives
Conduct or participate in ethics and other employee investigations, develop final reports and manage solutions to the problems identified
Utilize workforce planning tools to plan for staffing needs and knowledge transfer for key roles.Anticipated travel locally: 10-15% (local travel in vehicle only)Other related duties as assigned
Expected competencies, skills, and abilities: • Proven experience in supporting Managers in union contracts, administering a labor relations contract and contract negotiations, including handling and administering grievances. • Subject matter expert with ability to explain to managers and employees the fundamentals of KM’s recruiting and selection techniques, compensation and benefits, payroll administration, recordkeeping, performance management, HR policies, state and federal employment law, FLSA and state wage and hour laws. Demonstrated ability to partner with corporate client groups and senior executives to develop HR strategies and deliver HR services to support business goals and objectives
Proven experience in delivering HR solutions
Demonstrated ability to lead teams
Strong collaboration skills
Proven experience resolving employee/supervisor conflicts
Experience developing and delivering training programs
Strong analytical skills
Proven ability to develop meaningful reports and analyses using excel
Experience in developing predictive models for workforce planning
Ability to work in a face paced environment and easily adapt to change
Proven ability to advocate for change and lead others through change and transition
Demonstrated ability to influence and provide creative and flexible solutions to issues
Experience conducting complex and sensitive ethics and other employee investigations and negotiating settlements as appropriate
Experience mentoring and coaching leaders, peers, and new employees
Ability to understand financial concepts as they apply to the company, business unit and department
Ability to think strategically, make sound business decisions, and understand the business model and economics of Kinder MorganThe ability to develop and assist others in developing and delivering HR related training to client groups
Minimum requirements: Education: • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field.
A non-related degree would be acceptable with additional HR experience. Experience: • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience as an HR generalist supporting corporate and field client groups • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience supporting a union represented facility (overseeing grievances) • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in an HR management role Specific
Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely frame up issues so that options are developed and timely solutions are implemented, with minimal supervision
Comprehensive understanding of HR and willingness to learn and understand the business they support in order to assist frontline supervisors and managers in finding solutions within a challenging and complex environment
General familiarity with state and federal labor and employment law with requirements to equal employment opportunity, wage & hour and disability leave management
Familiarity with payroll administrative procedures
Familiarity with applicant tracking and HRIS systems (Lawson or PeopleFluent experience a plus)Ability to counsel managers and employees on performance guidelines and expectations with minimal assistance
Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes, with the ability to identify and resolve complex and sensitive HR issues/problemsDemonstrated ability to work with all levels of the organization
Aptitude and interest in developing into First Chair in labor negotiations; prior experience a plus
Ability to develop and professionally deliver training presentations using PowerPoint or similar software
Ability to conduct, organize and participate in various employee investigation situations, assemble a final report and manage solutions to the problems identified with minimal assistance and within expected time frame
Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), prioritize work schedule, focus attention on details and follow work rules
Ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize work, and maintain strict confidentiality
Above average proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)Must be able to connect and engage in a very hands on and visible fashion to effect change and results
Strong relationship building skills are critical
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to perform the required duties with little or no direct supervision
Maintain a regular, dependable attendance, and high level of performance.Ability to speak and understand English Certifications, licenses, registrations:Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and have and maintain an acceptable driving record to be insured to drive for the Company.Currently possess, or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC Card)Professional HR Certification is desired, but not required
Willingness to use personal and/or company vehicle in the course of employment
The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug test screen and a complete background check, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed Physical demands: • The incumbent must be dependable and have the ability to work under pressure while meeting critical time frames to complete projects. This is primarily an office environment requiring occasional travel to field Terminal locations. • Ability to be on call 24/7 Working conditions: • This position must maintain the highest degree of confidentiality, discretion and the ability to handle and complete multiple tasks/projects.
Must be self-motivated and demonstrate a high degree of initiative Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:Prefer SPHR and/or additional certifications in compensation or benefits.Prefer five or more year’s HR experience in the oil and gas, pipeline or terminals businesses.Fluent in Spanish preferred, but not required The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Manager Labor & Employee Relations
Manager Labor & Employee Relations in Phoenix, AZ
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We'll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
The Manager, Labor & Employee Relations provides support to labor relations leadership and field management by applying effective labor and employee relations strategies in support of execution of the Company's business strategy.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong attention to detail with strong analytical and training skills.
Thorough knowledge of NLRA and other related federal and state laws.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Effective interpersonal communication across various levels of the organization.
Ethical and has the ability to keep information confidential.
Proficiency in partnering with business leaders to drive Company strategies.
Proven ability to influence and achieve results through others.
Ability to establish credibility with numerous constituents.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Ability to complete projects and assignments with minimal supervision.
Ability to travel on short notice.
Experience working in a large, decentralized multi-state organization.
Experience working in an organization with a unionized workforce.
Bi-lingual English and Spanish.
Environmental services or transportation industry experience.
Thorough knowledge of NLRA and other related federal and state laws.
Ensures the effective implementation of labor relations and positive employee relations strategies through training and partnering with internal customers.
Develops and maintains relationships with employees and establishes stronger communication between employees and the Company.
Listens to employee concerns and appropriately suggests solutions to employees and management.
Works with management in responding to grievances in unionized facilities.
Investigates and handles certain employee complaints.
Engages in employee relations activities and supports employee engagement related initiatives.
Supports representation campaigns, elections and related matters.
Provides labor relations advice to internal customers.
This position may require travel by air, car and/or other modes of transportation up to 75% of the time.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.
- Minimum of 3 years of progressive human resources generalist or labor relations experience that includes implementing labor strategy, developing and implementing campaign strategy and conducting training. • Experience handling election campaigns.
Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
Short- and long-term disability.
Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
Employee discount programs.
401(k) plan with a generous company match.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Posted Date:9/17/2018 1:57:30 PM
Job Type: Exempt
Req #: 41102BR
Location: 04218: Phoenix-18500 N Allied Way,
Job Category: Human Resources
Labor Relations Manager
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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you've been hungry and away from home, chances are you've tasted Compass Group's delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!
great people. great services. great results.
Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.
Compass Group, the world's leading contract foodservice company, has a Great Opportunity for career development and growth as a Labor Relations Manager. This position requires you to be based in/near Boston, MA or New England Area.
We prefer a candidate with strong experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements. However, we will consider applicants with experience handling grievances, preparing for negotiations and arbitrations and discipline hearings who is interested in learning to negotiate and grow into a manager level role.
Position is accountable for assisting operating management in achieving labor relations environments which are cost effective, cost competitive, consistent with Company policies, procedures and work rules, and free of unnecessary litigation. Position is also accountable for assisting Human Resources and operating management in achieving employee relations environments which foster union-free operations. Position negotiates and administers collective bargaining agreements and provides internal consultation and training to operations.
Assist the Labor Relations Director in identifying strategic labor objectives.
At the direction of the Labor Relations Director, partners with HR and Operations in educating employees on all organized labor issues; review, interpret and make recommendations on company policies and procedures with respect to labor issues; serve as an organizational resource in raising issues that may result in a gap between stated organizational goals and actual practice.
Aid in the adherence of Compass Group Labor Relations Policy & Philosophy.
Analyze nationwide bid opportunities and attend proposal meetings with potential clients as assigned by the Labor Relations Director.
Work closely with the Labor Relations Director and provide support, advice & counsel as necessary
Acts as chief spokesperson for multiple labor agreements.
Plans, sets objectives, and develops appropriate strategies and tactics.
To achieve cost effective, cost competitive labor agreements.
Labor Agreement Administration
Administers multiple labor agreements.
Oversees fact-finding process and provide input when necessary to investigations for site grievances and employee disciplinary issues.
Advises operating management on disciplinary and contract interpretation issues.
To comply with labor agreements and company rules; to avoid unnecessary litigation.
Promotes/champions union free environments with Human Resources & Operations.
Provides employee relations training for supervision/management; provides employee and supervisor counseling.
To maintain operating flexibility and control costs.
Acts as company advocate in mediation, arbitration and other government proceedings.
Prepares and may presents Company's position; prepares briefs and other documents for proceedings.
To uphold the integrity of Company's labor agreements and management actions.
A Bachelor's degree is required; Business or Communications focus preferred; advanced degree a plus (i.e. JD or MBA)
5+ years Labor Relations experience in a multi location environment where at least 25% of the locations are unionized
Experience conducting effective & objective investigations and recommending discipline
Experience in grievance handling and arbitration preparation
For consideration at the manager level, you must have extensive experience in negotiations with excellent communications skills including being Chief Spokesperson
Grievance management to arbitration step
Experienced with Union organizing campaigns and awareness training with operators
Willing and able to travel 60%+ by air and automobile; driver's license required
Experience can be either from a management or labor perspective.
Experience in food, vending services and support services a plus.
Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred
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Labor Relations Manager
Job Description: Arconic Engineered Structures (AES) serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. This BU is also home to our suite of direct and hybrid additive offerings. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH; AES employs 6000 people in 6 countries at 30 locations. AES is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE: ARNC).
Arconic has an immediate need for a Labor Relations Manager in our Niles, OH facility.
This role will provide significant opportunity to impact the Niles, OH Arconic facility by leading mission critical HR strategies and implementing employee relations approaches to help achieve the goals of the operation while administering, safeguarding, and training supervisors and managers on the labor agreement for this location.
Major areas of focus include but are not limited to:
Partnering with the Department/Area Managers to achieve their strategic and tactical plans while developing and executing complementary people plans.
Providing overall leadership to key Human Resources related initiatives impacting the entire plant including deploying sound employee relations practices across the operation. This includes employment and labor law, industrial relations, community partnerships, union strategy, hourly employment practices and policy.
Significant accountabilities include but are not limited to:
Apply rules in use to employee relations tactics and goals and frame relationship with union.
Act as the business partner with Department/Area Managers and advise on all employee relations matters.
Coach and teach on strategies and practices that will positively impact the business and positive change.
Foster/facilitate connections with local union representation, primary point of contact for all local labor issues and tactics.
Researches, gathers data and responds to union grievances. Meets with union officials at grievance meetings as the Company representative, documents discussions and submits written dispositions for review.
Serves as a team member on several committees in conjunction with the Union (example: Contracting Out & Apprenticeship program).
Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities in the Employment Office.
Frame employee relations through problem solving/learning organization tactics and drive solutions to root cause and eliminate waste.
Evaluate, manage and enhance location employee relations process.
In conjunction with the HR, conduct internal investigations of complaints and alleged violations of company policies, rules and standards of conduct and ethics when necessary, ensuring that all Company initiated investigations are conducted in a fair, thorough, and timely manner. Maintain Company confidentiality and sensitivity in all issues.
Consult with management at all levels, legal and state/federal agencies to enhance productivity, ensure compliance and minimize the potential for litigation, plus provide advice regarding aspects of employee relations activities that may not be defined within existing policies and procedures.
Proactively drive positive change which leads to a high performing organization.
Implement local hourly practices that enhance productivity and efficiency.
Deliver standard HR processes related to specific areas of focus including: salary planning, organizational design and coaching, workforce planning, staffing roles (job postings, interviewing, selection), training, etc.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
Minimum 5 years Labor Relations experience;
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
J.D. degree in Human Resources or Labor Relations or related discipline;
Significant and increasing labor relations experience and responsibilities in a manufacturing organization;
Labor relations experience having relationships with all levels of employees, management and union officials
3+ years of Human Resources experience in a manufacturing environment;
8+ years of labor relations experience;
Experience working in a large manufacturing organization;
Demonstrated leadership role and position within a plant.
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