Labor Relations Job Description

Labor Relations Job Description

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Labor relations provides coaching, guidance, and training to build and promote best practices in the area of labor-management relations.

Labor Relations Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Furnishes reference documents and statistical data concerning labor legislation, labor market conditions, prevailing union and management practices, wage and salary surveys, industry arbitration decisions and employee benefits programs for labor contract negotiations
Provide administrative support to the Vice President, Labor Relations including
Support the Labor Relations team on projects, priorities, and production schedules
Provides training and counsel to non-union facilities on effective employee relations practices and techniques in remaining union-free
Works with Local Management Teams, Business Unit Leaders and Director, Corporate Employee & Labor Relations
Act as an internal consultant regarding employment practices
Participates in developing labor relations strategy
Compile and report employee and labor relations metrics regarding layoffs, recalls, requisitions opened, seniority, terminations
Provides labor relations advice to internal customers
Developing and implementing labor relations strategies that are consistent with corporate initiatives and collective bargaining agreements

Labor Relations Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Labor Relations

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, SPHR, SHRM, SCP, CP, HR, HRCI, CRM, CLRP, LCP

Education for Labor Relations

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the labor relations job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Human Resources, Industrial, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Law, Public Administration, Management, Administration, Graduate

Skills for Labor Relations

Desired skills for labor relations include:

Labor relations
Applicable provincial laws and regulations
Best in class labor relations programs

Desired experience for labor relations includes:

Must be willing to travel, have flexibility with working hours, and availability on weekends with short notice
Act as chief spokesperson for Company in certain collective bargaining negotiations
OAll departmental reporting
OCollective Bargaining Agreements
OInternal and external notifications
OGathering and compiling information for Legal reporting

Labor Relations Examples


Labor Relations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a labor relations. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for labor relations
  • Provide key stakeholders with organizational perspective on Labor Relations themes, issues, strategies and changes to enhance overall effectiveness and ensure risk mitigation for the business unit and or/company wide
  • Plan, implement, direct and maintain the company's labor relations and contract management
  • Provides legal assistance regarding negotiating polices and procedures for union audits
  • Support the department in investigating complaints/grievances from employees and unions regarding possible contract violations
  • Arrange and schedule numerous meetings (often in different divisions and time zones) at once
  • Supports IR Team’s efforts to identify, monitor, and report to senior leadership all UTAS restructuring projects globally
  • Leads and champions IR team’s ACE (lean) process improvement efforts including core ACE functions, , QCPC, DIVEs, MFA, 5S, tracking and reporting performance metrics
  • Works with Industrial Relation Managers in a shared service capacity
  • Participates in other teams, projects and initiatives as opportunities arise throughout the year, including assisting development of presentations to leadership, unions, Works Councils
  • Handle submission of union/guild information requests, quarterly earnings reports and waiver requests
Qualifications for labor relations
  • OReviewing reports for accuracy
  • OPerform special projects and other assignments as directed
  • O2 year College Degree (A.A
  • OMust be able to work 9 AM to 6PM Monday through Friday and be available for occasional overtime and/or work on weekends
  • OMinimum of 1 year work experience in an administrative capacity, including experience handling confidential/proprietary information
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Business or related field required

Labor Relations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a labor relations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for labor relations
  • Coordinates labor relations strategy meetings and participates in labor negotiations
  • Partners closely with the Managing Director - Labor Relations, their peer Directors in Ground Operations, and works to assure the vision and annual objectives of the division are accomplished
  • Works to improve long-term labor relations using facts, data, and measures with a strong focus on building trusting relationships with the Flight Attendants (AFA)
  • Works with peers to align processes and procedures across Labor Relations to develop outputs and measures that inform and guide consistent, long-term decision making
  • Assesses/supports leadership training in Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) and Labor Relations for assigned area of responsibility
  • Oversee the submission of DGA/WGA Weekly Worklists and EEO Data Reports by production personnel
  • Ensure Weekly Worklists, Deal Memos, and other labor documents are uploaded into the appropriate folders by the applicable production personnel
  • Handle and coordinate signatures (both externally and internally) and ensure signed agreements are uploaded into digital document tracking system and shared appropriately with other departments
  • Assist in updating status charts and maintain contact lists
  • Administer guild and union signatory set-up for production entities
Qualifications for labor relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree required with exceptional academic achievement
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of administrative and clerical experience preferred
  • Able to work well under time constraints
  • Must be discreet and to keep information strictly confidential
  • Ability to demonstrate objectivity, sensitivity and a balanced perspective regarding labor concerns and organizational expectations
  • Ability to interpret and analyze legal materials and union contracts

Labor Relations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a labor relations. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for labor relations
  • Develop labor relations skills for managers by developing and implementing and facilitating training programs
  • Provides support to the Director/Manager of Employee/Labor Relations in all negotiations
  • Leads the effort to cultivate positive labor relations environment across SSB manufacturing network
  • Oversees the review of corrective actions and advice to management regarding consistency with accepted past and present practices and compliance with contracts, policies and laws
  • Maintain hard copy and digital library of collective bargaining agreements, ensuring that updated books are procured from applicable unions and guilds, and Memorandum of Agreements and wage rates are obtained in a timely fashion after negotiations are completed and new terms are ratified
  • Create and maintain grievance/claim log to ensure timely response to disputes over interpretation and implementation of guild/union collective bargaining agreements
  • Handle vacation and severance pay requests for affiliated employees
  • Research and respond to SAG-AFTRA background performer claims
  • Assist in developing training on union movement to help managers understand the bumping process, and deliver training to supervisors, Front Line Leaders, HRBP’s, HR Associates
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resource Department for LPD and FCP business in Wilmerding and Microphor in Willits, CA
Qualifications for labor relations
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records, and prepare and analyze comprehensive reports
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with union and guild representatives and other labor organizations, with other labor relation executives at the other entertainment companies
  • Excellent phone manner & organizational skills
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as Administrative Assistant
  • General knowledge of production and the various unions and guilds involved is preferable
  • No deciding preference for in-house vs

Labor Relations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of labor relations. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for labor relations
  • Work closely with the Human Resources Division, Union Representatives, the Office of Employee Relations state and federal agencies and others to develop and maintain partnerships for effective administration of the Labor Relations program
  • Be responsible for all labor relations activities (DVP, Power Generation and Nuclear) for the IBEW Local 50 union and coordinates activities of on-site labor relations specialists supporting the Local 50 contract
  • Develops agency policies and procedures which are in compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulations
  • Develops annual business plan and budget for the Office of Labor Relations
  • Develop and interpret labor relations related policies
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with labor organizations that represent employees, negotiating and administering labor agreements and otherwise conferring with labor organizations on behalf of management and providing guidance & consultation
  • Design and conduct regulatory and compliance trainings
  • Oversee investigations to ensure they are properly conducted, documented and resolved
  • Analyze workforce metrics to make recommendations on policy and process improvements to foster a more productive workforce
  • Provide project support from an employee relations and compliance perspective on corporate initiatives
Qualifications for labor relations
  • Candidate can reside anywhere in U.S
  • Experience redlining documents and/or track changes in MS Word
  • Experience working with a high volume of lengthy documents/contracts
  • Administrative experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Comfortable with fluidity and iteration, and open to change and new ideas
  • BS degree in Industrial Relations, Business Administration or related fields

Labor Relations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a labor relations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for labor relations
  • Set strategic requirements for all labor relations issues within the organization aligned with direction given at the Nicor Gas senior leadership level
  • Communicate labor relations and company safety strategy, targets, and action plans to union leadership
  • Track, publish and analyze KPI’s on labor relations activity and safety performance to proactively address emergent issues
  • Select, coach, and develop employees in the delivery of labor relations programs across a geographically dispersed and diverse organization, including delivering both required and supplemental training
  • Participates in process enhancement and projects that advance the efficiency and effectiveness of HR or Labor Relations- knowledge of industry and company policies/procedures
  • Respond to, investigate and resolve a wide variety of employee matters
  • As a member of the Operations HR Leadership Team, supports the Operations transformation plans
  • Coordinates the preparation of needed plans and documents for union negotiations and union election campaigns
  • Prepares other unique bargaining strategies as needed, including strikes, lockouts
  • Drafts contract proposals and counterproposals
Qualifications for labor relations
  • Fluency in the English Language is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and HR Systems
  • Demonstrated aptitude to recruit in a low cost fashion
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to allow development of collaborative and sustainable working relationships with persons at all levels of the organization with multiple external business partners
  • Any experience with grievances and arbitrations as it relates to Unions and negotiations (within a hospital setting, would be ideal) is highly preferred
  • Direct negotiation experience preferred

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