Employee Relations Director
The Director of Labor/Employee Relations partners and consults with Business Unit Presidents,
RVP's, Division Presidents, General Managers, HRM's and other leaders to ensure the development and implementation
of proactive, well-balanced and effective labor/teammate relations strategy. This position works as a liaison between
teammates and management when necessary to resolve conflict and/or conduct investigations, as needed. The Director stays abreast
and has comprehensive knowledge of all NLRA/NLRB guidelines and changes, labor trends and avoidance best practices. This position
will support the Sr. Director, Teammate Relations in the execution of all aspects of labor/teammate relations strategy.
- Ensures response readiness and execution of the labor/teammate relations strategy.
Continually assessing, identifying and working with leaders to act concerning labor/teammate relations challenges and concerns
by reviewing teammate surveys and business metrics, trends and/or impact of changes to the teammates.
respond to labor risks by conducting vulnerability assessments, environmental scans, education or other required actions.
Ensuring a current knowledge and understanding of labor environment in assigned areas of business to provide a strategic review,
assessment and action plan for company readiness. (e.g. analyzing competitor contracts, union and NGO tactics, area demographics,
legislative activities, etc.)
- Proactively growing leaders and HR through relevant core, situational, regular and
- Provide on the ground guidance and leadership to management and HR during labor campaigns.
Formulate and administer labor/teammate relations policy for the company according to knowledge of company objectives.
Provide labor/teammate relations, coaching and education to leadership on a regular and ongoing basis.
- Work closely
with both in house and outside labor counsel, as needed to ensure that labor policies comply with Federal and State law.
Works on complex labor/teammate relations projects and activities to support, analyze, develop and improve teammate engagement.
(team member surveys, Connectivity Program, focus groups).
- Develops materials to support the labor/teammate relation
strategy by creating, maintaining and/or updating presentations and other materials for use proactively and reactively.
Provides labor/teammate relations, coaching and education to leadership regularly.
- Remains knowledgeable of the most
current trends in labor relations to provide an effective and supportive service to Operations and HR.
- Develop and
implements best practices to help maintain a union free work environment.
- Develop and communication current labor
information regularly to corporate officers. (e.g. labor/teammate relations policies and practices, trends, status updates,
- Available to teammates and leadership to discuss workplace issues, investigate and make recommendations to
- Have a Bachelor's
degree in Labor Relations, Human Resources Management, or another related field.
- Have a minimum of 8 years
labor/employee relations experience.
- Have a minimum of 3 years union avoidance experience.
someone who can communicate and operate at all levels, from board room to warehouse floor.
energy and able to travel frequently.
- Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
If you are interested and qualified, please send a "Word" copy of your resume/CV
and salary requirements to the address below. When applying, please indicate the job and the location in the subject
line of your e-mail.
Jericho HR Group