Labor & Employee Relations Manager - Remote (Dallas, San Antonio or Phoenix)
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Labor & 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 resolution;
  • 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.

Employee Relations - 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;
  • Providing 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.
  • Experience 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. 


Jericho HR Group


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