Labor Relations Representative
Description:Provides strategic Labor Relations advice and counsels client organizations in the administration of labor contracts, using metrics and analytics for business based decisions. Negotiates and/or supports labor negotiating activities in a variety of roles. Conducts workplace investigations related to workplace conflict and grievance disputes. Advocates arbitrations. Advises, counsels and coaches leaders in such areas as: labor contract interpretation and company policy; employee relations, compensation, staffing and workforce planning, and culture in a unionized environment.
Collaborates with HRBPs to create/build leadership capability for represented and non-represented employees and leverages CoA principles to do so. Coaches leaders on positive employee relations and union avoidance. Interfaces with union representatives to build effective union-company relations. Resolves bargaining unit jurisdictional disputes. Ensures client organization possesses the necessary workforce volume & capability to effectively and efficiently deliver core services while managing labor cost and developing future bench strength. Assist leaders and employees at all levels by developing and consistently demonstrating effective communication and conflict management. Advocates for employees. Commonly involved in dispute resolution, coaching, discipline process, and people movement. Prepares disciplinary summaries including LR-led investigations, considers GD&I, SES, and Ethics prepared investigations in preparation of disciplinary action; Partners with Human Resources Business Partners and relevant Human Resources Centers of Excellence (COE) to deliver human resources programs and business outcome focused solutions. Drives lateral connectivity and collaboration within Human Resources and across the enterprise. Delivers data-driven people solutions that are efficient, effective, and flexible.
Prepares disciplinary summaries including LR-led investigations. Considers Global Diversity and Inclusion, Security and Emergency Services, and Ethics prepared investigations in preparation of disciplinary action.
Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Master's degree in Labor/Industrial Relations or Human Resources or a related discipline.
Effective project management skills.
Ability to engage, influence, collaborate, and develop credibility among functional and program leadership, union leadership, and HR/LR colleagues.
Effective communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver persuasive and well-organized ideas in both written and verbal form.
Ability to analyze complex problems, exercise sound judgment, and appropriately manage conflict.
Knowledge of state and federal laws affecting the employment of hourly-represented employees (FMLA, ADA, NLRA, EEOC, FEHA, Title VII, State Unemployment, and FLSA).
Knowledge in the field of Human Resources.
Experience interpreting collective bargaining agreements.
Experience exercising data-drive decision making.
Ability to interact effectively in a conflict and matrix environment.
Knowledge of HRIS systems and/or PeopleSoft software.
Experience performing investigations, using effective techniques.
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