This position serves as a key member of the HR Leadership Team and a strategic partner to senior leadership on Labor and Employee Relations matters. Determines strategic objectives and priorities. In partnership with the General Counsel’s office, provides expertise and guidance to senior leadership and HR business partners on complex and/or highly sensitive employee and labor relations issues. Negotiates collective bargaining agreements with labor union, and is the key contact on resolving grievances and arbitrations. Collaborates in the formulation and implementation of CR policy and long-range HR strategy, priorities and plans. Manages and interacts regularly with outside legal counsel on the resolution of labor/legal issues.
Law degree with expertise in labor and employment law required with a minimum of 10 years experience representing management in union environments. Experience with grievances, arbitrations and unfair labor practice issues, investigating and responding to employment complaints required. Excellent written and oral communications skills required. Exceptional judgment, interpersonal skills and discretion required. Must possess the ability to evaluate short and long term impact and financial ramifications of contract provisions.
Labor Relations / Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) Negotiations
Coaching & Training
Policy & Administration