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Labor Relations Specialists implement labor relations programs for their clients. Primary duties of a Labor Relations Specialist include setting labor relations goals and objectives, determining factors that influence labor relations activities, training management staff, advising management on the suitable course of action, and maintaining positive working relationships. A well-written resume sample in the field mentions qualifications like labor relations expertise, leadership, problem solving, decision making, quality focus, and organizational skills. Most resumes for this role showcase a Bachelor’s Degree in human resources or industrial relations.

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Senior Employee and Labor Relations Specialist- Human Resources Department

Assumed the Employee Relations Leadership for [company name] with an emphasis on employee & Labor relations for one of the Largest Hospital in Southern California.

  • Provide HR direction, consultation, advice and support to managers and supervisors regarding performance management, employee relations, labor relations, compensation administration, policy administration, benefits administration and union contract interpretation, with an employee headcount population of 3000 employees.
  • Provide administration of NUHW collective bargaining agreements by working with management to establish department strategies to meet KMC's needs and goals.
  • Responsible for managing and conducting grievance hearings, memorandums of agreements and settlements.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with both management and union to foster harmonious Labor and Employee Relations environment.
  • Developed and managed training programs regarding major policy changes, regulatory compliance such sexual harassment, employee and labor training, performance management.
  • Assure adherence and implementation of collective bargaining agreements and memorandum of agreements. Investigate and documented union grievances and other contractual matters through the grievance process.
  • Interpreted and ensured legal regulatory compliance to California Labor Law, Federal Law, as well as ensuring compliance with Hospital and University Policies.
  • Conducted thorough, confidential investigations of complex employee issues, provide written case summaries. Recommended course of action with effective resolutions that applied knowledge and understanding of HR guidelines and employment laws, ensuring employment compliance while reducing liability to Hospital. Consistently met metric of <60 days to complete investigation and close case.
  • Participate and represent as appropriate in governmental hearings or investigations, including Department of Labor, Office of Equal Opportunity investigations, Equal Employment Department and Public Meetings.
  • Act as the negotiations co-chair for the plant negotiating team for the NUHW plant negotiations which resulted in a new contractual agreement for over 1000 employees.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Economics
MA
Business Administration
2

Labor Relations Specialist

  • Consulted and coached Chief Nursing Officer and nursing leadership
  • Interpreted collective bargaining agreement
  • Liaised with elected nursing union co-chairs and Associate Director of Labor
  • Conducted problem-solving meetings and grievance hearing steps
  • Assisted management team during contract negotiations with Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA)
  • Implemented negotiated labor contract terms involving education verification and differential pay, raising nursing professional standards
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Dispute Resolution
3

Labor Relations Specialist

Credibly ensure the implementation and enforcement of Human Resources policies, processes and procedures; lead labor strategies to maintain operational continuity of the company without any labor issues; promote a winning corporate culture based on values and behaviors within which the "how" is as important as the "what"

  • Being part of a multidisciplinary team focusing in efficiency and customer service
  • Leading the improvement of the Payroll System parameterization, allowing to reduce union's claims to minimum level because of payroll mistakes
  • Proposing and implementing a human resource structure that increase effective solutions to internal customers
  • Proposing a culture of internal communications
  • Successful execution of development plans and social welfare.
  • KPI's and Budget management
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Human Resources Management
4

Labor Relations Specialist

Analyzed complex labor relations problems associated with local implementation, negotiations, and contract administration; developed data and supporting materials for use in grievance and arbitration cases and local negotiations.

  • Represented the Postal Service in arbitration and EEO hearings, and Merit System Protection Board cases.
  • Provided advice, counsel, and assistance to local processing and distribution, customer services, and post office managers on labor relations issues and procedures affecting employees covered by labor agreements, including the negotiation of local memorandums of understanding, explaining provision of labor agreements, and making settlements on grievances.
  • Conducted audits of labor relations policies and procedures to ensure consistency in application.
  • Developed and presented formal and informal training programs regarding labor agreement interpretation and applicability, including grievance and disciplinary procedures, local negotiations, human relations, and union/management relations.
  • Provided program oversight and technical advice and guidance to other employees regarding EEO policies, processes, procedures, and systems.
Candidate Info
68
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Continuing Labor Relations Professional Education
Elementary Education
Elementary Education
5

Labor Relations Specialist (senior)

  • Oversaw labor relations for Metal Trades Council (MTC) AFL-CIO 400 union employees.
  • Managed grievance and labor relations programs.
  • Advised department heads regarding appropriate administration of Collective Bargaining Agreements, procedures, rules, regulations, and corporate compliance.
  • Worked with legal counsel and on litigation, arbitration, and NLRB cases in gathering, compiling, and generating information needed.
  • Procured State of New Mexico, Apprenticeship Program
  • Received Exceptional Services recognition for Labor Relations bargaining efforts in completing successful negotiations with the Atomic Projects and Production Workers Metal Trades Council, AFL-CIO, which led to increased collaboration in building stronger relationships between the union and leadership.
  • Received recognition for development of strategic initiatives for the Standards of Apprenticeship Program at [company name] resulting in recognition from the State of New Mexico Executive Board recognizing [company name] as an example for new companies to model their program after.
  • Improved employee growth and development opportunities by collaborating with management in creating career path objectives for employees resulting in promotional opportunities and an increase in employee morale.
  • Initiated improvements in REPEP (Performance Evaluations) process in coaching management to partner with employees in establishing goals and expectations, which led to increases in productivity, growth, and advancement opportunities for unionized employees.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Management
MS
Administration
6

Employee/labor Relations Specialist

  • Provide EEO, Employee Relations/Labor Relations services applying "Douglas Factors" to determine appropriate corrective actions for performance and conduct issues.
  • Prepare and review proposed disciplinary and non-disciplinary adverse employment actions such as letters of suspensions, admonishments, reprimands, removals and performance improvement plans.
  • Provide advice and assistance on Labor Relations matters to supervisors and management officials related to grievances, appeals, dispute resolution and conduct/performance issues.
  • Provide advice, guidance and expert assistance with the adjudication phase of Labor Relations complaints in the formal and informal phase.
  • Review Master Labor and Collective Bargaining Agreements to insure management officials, union representatives and all subject staff adhere to relevant negotiated terms.
  • Support management officials in union negotiations, mediations and arbitrations.
  • Act as subject matter expert to management officials on Labor Relations inquiries and related matters.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Employee Labor Relations Specialist

  • Provide professional and administrative advice, guidance and services in support of the Hospital's employee/labor relation function.
  • Serve as a primary point of consultation, coordination, and/or liaison for hospital personnel on a range of employee and labor relations policy, contract interpretation and procedural issues.
  • Facilitates and assists in the resolution of workplace disputes and grievances.
  • Administers and coordinates FMLA and the various leaves of absence.
Candidate Info
53
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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