Employee and Labor Relations Advisor
Company: LTD Global, LLC
Posted on: January 12, 2022
The Employee and Labor Relations Advisor (ELR) Advisor will partner
with other HR professionals and support a diverse client group
including scientific, technical, clerical, service and skilled
trades employees. Under the limited direction of the Sr. ELR
Manager and mentorship of the Sr. ELR Consultants, the position is
responsible for providing advice and guidance to supervisors and
management in resolving labor relations and employee relations
issues and problems, and on the interpretation and application of
union contract provisions, employment laws, and internal
The selected candidate will also conduct investigations, prepare,
participate, and support in collective bargaining negotiations and
may represent or support the organization in grievance arbitration
proceedings and in cases before government agencies. This position
also serves as a coordinator for the ELR department.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provide Jr. ELR Consultant Support to Sr. ELR Consultants and
Manager ELR Project Management
Under the direction of ELR Manager and mentorship of Sr. ELR
Consultants, advise and counsel management in the interpretation
and application of union contract provisions, employment laws,
internal policies, and to the extent prudent, the maximum avoidance
of employment lawsuits and arbitrations; administer collective
agreements, including hearing grievances and responding at various
steps of the grievance process.
Advise employees regarding policies and the procedures for
processing employment claims.
Where applicable, conduct Fact Finding Investigatory processes and
report on findings.
Participate in collective bargaining negotiations by assisting in
the development of the organization's positions, representing the
organization in system-wide negotiations, and serving as chief
spokesperson in local negotiations where appropriate.
Engage in research and analysis regarding employment regulations
and laws such as ADA, FMLA, Weingarten and Skelly.
Support the ELR Team in defense of employment lawsuits, grievance
arbitration proceedings, and hearings before government agencies
such as PERB, EEOC, DFEH and EDD.
Develop and maintain reports on ELR issues, and develop and
administer ELR training for management.
Prepare, coordinate and manage ELR Management Tracking Logs.
Prepare, coordinate and populate the Monthly ELR Report in
partnership with the Sr. ELR Manager.
Manage Union Info Requests from inception to completion and
execution in partnership with Sr. ELR Consultants.
Coordinate, Log & Manage all ELR Reporting Functions & act as ELR
data specialist and SME.
Develop & maintain new ELR Process Inventory, ELR data and file
management in partnership with the ELR Manager, and execute rollout
& implementation of new processes and tools.
Draft and manage communications & templates.
Coordinate and act as ELR Training SME in partnership with the ELR
Manager in developing, scheduling and executing ELR Specific
Other duties may be assigned.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Labor Relations, Human Resources, Business
Administration, or other relevant field, and/or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience or equivalent
supporting HR and Labor Relations work.
MA/MS degree with concentration in HR or related field,
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Working knowledge of employee and labor relations principles and
Knowledge of state and federal labor law pertinent to the NLRA and
HEERA; general knowledge of employment law pertinent to Titles
VII/IX, Civil Rights Act, as amended, ADA, EEOC/DFEH, FMLA,
Superior verbal/written communication and presentation skills, and
proven relationship building skills/experience.
Ability to seek out resources independently and apply working
knowledge to resolve ELR issues and questions
Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong understanding of
organizational communications and dynamics and ability to work
effectively with a broad range of constituents.
Strong research, analysis and problem solving skills.
Experience/exposure in effective conflict resolution.
Exposure and understanding to negotiation, consultation, mediation
and facilitation skills.
Proficiency in using a personal computer, including Microsoft
Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and data
Highly organized and comfortable working in a fast paced and
dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities, deadline
driven deliverables with short timelines.
Knowledge of DOE policies and procedures.
General knowledge of Human Resources management theories,
principles and practices, and Labor Relations/Contract
Administration as well as Workers Compensation law.
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