& Employee Relations Manager
Location is remote,
but strong preference for candidates located near market locations of Dallas, San Antonio and Phoenix.
The Manager, Labor and Employee Relations has several significant responsibilities. First, managing the labor relations
activities related to unions that represent a subset of our employees, and second, championing the interests/needs of each
of our employees with the goal of high job satisfaction among all employees.
Labor Relations - This position oversees
traditional labor relations in assigned regions, including:
- Day-to-day grievance management and conflict
- Assisting hospitals facing union organizing campaigns;
- Negotiating collective bargaining
agreements, some as first chair some as second chair depending on size and complexity;
- Managing arbitration
matters and directing internal or outside legal counsel as appropriate;
- Day-to-day advice to internal clients,
including Human Resources and Operations leaders, and other corporate departments (e.g., Acquisitions and Development,
Compensation, Benefits, etc.).
In addition, the Manager will work with the Corporate Labor
and Employee Relations team in the formulation and delivery of key labor strategies and tactics, including union avoidance,
contract negotiation strategies, strike preparedness, and union campaign strategy and management.
- In addition to traditional Labor Relations work, the Manager, Labor and Employee Relations assists Human Resources and Operations
leaders in assigned regions with day-to-day employee relations issues. This work includes:
- Working hand-in-hand
with Corporate and region leadership to develop and rollout programs that inspire and motivate our employees;
advice to Human Resources and Operations leaders on issues such as employee discipline, reductions in force, restructuring,
benefits changes, compensation changes, staffing challenges, EEOC matters, etc.;
- Develop compelling employee
communication - in a form and fashion that recognize our employees are consumers, not just employees.
Undergraduate degree is required, and advanced degree is preferred, preferably in Human Resources,
Labor Relations, Organizational Development, Business Administration, Employment/Labor Law or a related field. Additional
preferred qualifications include SPHR or PHR certificate, or ability to become certified.
- At least seven years
of employee and labor relations experience is required. Experience with administration of collective bargaining
agreements and first chair negotiations experience with smaller bargaining units is also required.
with union organizing campaigns and NLRB elections.
- Extensive knowledge of labor and employment laws including
NLRA, Title VII, FMLA, ADA and FLSA.
- Experience with the EEOC and Department of Labor.
- Experience with
reductions in force and workforce restructuring activities.
- Experience interpreting complex human resources
guidelines, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, including state and federal laws, and a demonstrated track
record of effective problem analysis and resolution.
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.