Labor Relations Manager Resume Samples

A Labor Relations Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining the company’s labor relations programs, procedures, and policies. A well-written Labor Relations Manager Resume indicates the following core duties and tasks – ensuring satisfactory labor-management relations, helping to interpret collective bargaining agreements, negotiating agreements between labor association and the company, studying wage data, handling employee grievances, and labor disputes, and settling negotiations including union practices, pensions, welfare, salary, grievances, and healthcare.

To handle the job duties, these managers need the following skills – strong communication skills, a good grasp of negotiating various types of disputes and issues, the ability to research, and to understand well the wage information, union issues, and labor laws. To begin with, a bachelor’s degree may suffice, however, certain advanced roles require a master’s degree preferably in human resource management.

 

Labor Relations Manager Resume example

Labor Relations Manager Resume

Headline : Executive member of the management team possess diverse background that encompasses extensive human resources supervisory and general management experience. Leverages strong interpersonal and leadership skills to foster collaboration between associates, unions and administration. Action oriented, customer focused business professional with over ten years leading business strategy in a consultative, supportive manner while building relationships and developing strong teams enhancing organization capability.

Skills : Human Resources Management, Payroll.

Description :

    1. Provided daily advice and counsel on employment and labor matters to management of hospital of 9,300 employees.
    2. Supervised HR staff and oversaw HR functions.
    3. Supervised HR professional staff of five HR consultants in managing hospital-wide employee relations, performance management, legal compliance, employee services, and management development programs.
    4. Advised hospital management in progressive disciplinary matters and terminations, including approval of all involuntary terminations of employment.
    5. Worked with outside attorneys in handling employment litigation.
    6. Gathered necessary documentation to defend cases, including identifying potential witnesses.
    7. Reviewed and revised pleadings and briefs submitted by outside counsel.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Labor Relations Manager Resume

Objective : Labor Relations Manager with both strong labor and union free foundation. Fortune 500, public utility, airline and automotive companies. Experience with global market pressures and adept at creating and aligning human resources initiatives with overall business strategy. Practical, articulate, and creative with proven ability to resolve complex employee, labor and legal issues.

Skills : Sales and Marketing Management, Strategic Business.

Description :

    1. Responsible for directing and managing four (4) direct reports.
    2. Led organizational design, talent acquisition, management and development, retention, and succession planning to support growth and sustain the organization's internal intellectual capital in an environment of constant, rapid change.
    3. Used strong negotiation and mediation skills successfully negotiated a five-year contract with The Baker, Confectioners, Tobacco, and Grain Millers Union resulting in $10 million operational savings and enhanced worker flexibility.
    4. Provided advice and assistance in establishing and maintaining employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation, morale, and discipline. 
    5. Facilitated discussions for exploring probable causes, contributing factors, and possible courses of action to resolve problems and better relationships. 
    6. Provided advice and assistance to higher-level supervisors to develop an awareness of the human needs and reactions of employees, and suggest constructive methods for dealing with problems arising from indifference, personality conflicts, and poor work habits or behavior problems. 
    7. Assisted the supervisors in correcting work deficiencies, poor performance, and/or leave abuse. 
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                MS


                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Summary : Labor Relations Manager professional with 10+ years of experience in corporate recruiting, high volume hiring, and specialized sourcing, and worldwide recruiting and onboarding at clients like Washington National and DynCorp. Proven success and expertise in providing high volume, security clearance granted, full-cycle recruiting, on-boarding support meeting critical requisition fill rate requirements.

                Skills : Labor Relations, Conflict Resolution, Human Resources, Compliance, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Higher Education, Grievance Process Mgmt.

                Description :

                  1. Provided expertise to area managers, in the form of contract interpretation, contract negotiations and assure compliance with all federal and state labor regulations.
                  2. Provided area managers with expertise in answering and addressing grievance processes.
                  3. Prepared for arbitration practice and procedure to assure that company is within NLRB guidelines.
                  4. Conducted investigation arising from grievances and harassment charges in all forms.
                  5. Maintained and enhanced the ongoing relationships with all managers and staff associates in all locations.
                  6. Assured that a professional working relationship is maintained with all union organizers and senior leadership.
                  7. Maintained all documentation of grievances, arbitrations, and union negotiations as legally required.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                GED

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Summary : Labor Relations Manager professional with 15+ years' experience, in the public and private sectors, in employee and labor relations, employment laws and regulations, policy analysis and development and performance management, with proven success as a collaborative team leader.

                Skills : Relations Manager, MS office.

                Description :

                  1. Distributed yogurt products throughout the United States.
                  2. Responsible for all Human Resources/Labor Relations functions within the facility such as building strategies with business leaders, leveraging smart human resources strategies to support business goals.
                  3. Led organizational design, talent acquisition, management and development, retention, and succession planning to support growth and sustain the organization's internal intellectual capital in an environment of constant, rapid change.
                  4. Used strong negotiation and mediation skills successfully negotiated a five-year contract with The Baker, Confectioners, Tobacco, and Grain Millers Union resulting in $10 million operational savings and enhanced worker flexibility.
                  5. Developed and conducted supervisory training sessions on labor contract compliance, harassment, just cause standards of discipline, and provided employment laws overview.
                  6. Maintained effective employee/labor relations through fair and consistent application of the CBA and employee work rules and policies.
                  7. Informed supervisors of regulatory and other requirements to be considered in effecting disciplinary actions, removals, suspensions, and in resolving grievances and appeals related to formal disciplinary actions taken, and assists in the development of required correspondence/documents. 
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                G.E.D

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Headline : Seeking a Labor Relations Manager position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                Skills : Advising Skills, Relations Manager.

                Description :

                  1. Provided leadership, direction, and development by maintaining integrity and promoting excellence in all aspects of the utility company.
                  2. Evaluated, advised, provided leadership and strategic support with the Work Support, Warehouses, Fleet Management, and Engineering departments in all of Upstate New York in accordance to the directives and policies of National Grid.
                  3. Provided leadership and support to executives and management in areas of labor, recruiting, retention and training.
                  4. Resolved labor and performance issues for the Executive Vice Presidents.
                  5. Researched federal legal and regulatory principles, EEO, FMLA, and ADA.
                  6. Developed Job Specifications along with the optimal levels.
                  7. Assessed impact of precedents in proposed legislation on the effects of employee and labor relations.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Master Of Science

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Summary : Over 27 years of experience combining employee relations and labor relations. Expertise in disciplinary/adverse actions, grievance procedures/negotiated labor agreements, and advising management on performance issues. Proficient in providing advisory service to managers, supervisors, and employees on problems that involve serious and sensitive issues to employees.

                Skills : Persuasion, Writing, Speaking, Communication, Negotiation, Active Listening, Time Management, Decision Making, Critical Thinking, Complex Problem Solving, Administration, Management, Integrity.

                Description :

                  1. Planned, directed, supervised, and coordinated daily work activities for my team of 4 labor relation specialists relating to overtime audits, grievance resolutions, arbitration/unemployment/debt collection hearings, and discipline charge writing.
                  2. Participated in all employee-related activities in the district including, but not limited to, personnel, recruitment, planning, complement control, job bidding, retirements, and benefits events and activities.
                  3. Authored the position of the postal service for arbitration hearings, MSPB hearings, unemployment compensation hearings, debt collection hearings, and all another employee/labor relation issues.
                  4. Analyzed statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of the postal service personnel policies and practices.
                  5. Maintained records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as corrective action, local agreements, grievance payouts, OIG reports, and absenteeism rates.
                  6. Saved the Postal Service over 3MM in potential grievance liability costs.
                  7. Clarified and responded to individual questions and concerns regarding conditions of employment.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Bachelors

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Objective : Managing labor relations by meeting and counseling employees/supervisors, prepare and conduct administrative investigations, prepare pre-disciplinary packets, and serve as the hearing officer in pre-disciplinary and grievance hearings.

                Skills : Coordinating Skills, Planning Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Located at the MOX project, oversees Labor Relations department supporting 600+ Craft union employees.
                  2. Performed labor relations duties including grievances, negotiations of collective bargaining agreements, arbitrations, contract interpretations, and researching jurisdictional claims.
                  3. Fostered positive labor-management relations with unions and regularly attended Trades meetings.
                  4. Coordinated union hiring process and onboarding of new hires.
                  5. Facilitated compliance audits with applicable federal and state requirements.
                  6. Provided advice and counsel to management and subcontractors on matters of company policy, collective bargaining obligations, and employment law.
                  7. Developed and implemented labor policy.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Summary : An honest, hardworking, and loyal professional with experience in Labor Relations Management, Labor Contracts, and Safety Management. Provides excellent cross-functional decision-making while coordinating teams to meet objectives efficiently. Maintaining detail-oriented focus including step-by-step processes with Labor Contracts, Safety Orientation, and Training Requirements.

                Skills : Detail-Oriented, MS Office.

                Description :

                  1. Hired, disciplined, and terminated of the hourly and salary workforce.
                  2. Developed and administered employment work rules, employee relations, and personnel policies and procedures.
                  3. Managed all discipline, grievances, and arbitrations while providing labor-management training to operations managers.
                  4. Safety Responsible for completing monthly, quarterly, and yearly safety reviews, inspections, audits, observations, and training including maintaining all associated records.
                  5. Ensured OSHA required initial safety training for newly hired employees is conducted and documented.
                  6. Developed new safety programs that are needed to maintain a safe work environment that is compliant with state and federal regulations.
                  7. Oversaw union payroll processes and Davis Bacon compliance.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                MBA

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Objective : Manage the HR department for this 850 employee facility with 208 salaried and 642 hourly associates. Full generalist responsibility including but not limited to overseeing staffing, compensation benefits administration, leave of absence administration, employee relations, worker's compensation, policy development implementation, performance management, and coaching supervisors and managers.

                Skills : Supervising Skills, Coordinating Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Directed the human resources management function for two domestic locations encompassing 800 employees.
                  2. Planned, designed, and implemented employee relations programs, policies, and procedures.
                  3. Developed collective bargaining agreement proposals, policies to establish Company's position, then subsequently negotiated with the union as chief spokesperson for the Company.
                  4. Administered grievance and arbitration procedures while prevailing in 81% of the arbitrations.
                  5. Successfully reduced the number of grievances filed annually between three collective bargaining agreements from nearly 600 to approximately 25 over a four-year period.
                  6. Conducted investigations and follow-up to minimize legal and/or monetary risks to the Company.
                  7. Provided advice and counsel to management and employees on the application of policy and procedure, employment/labor laws, and conflict resolution to promote a fair and equitable work environment.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                MS

                Labor Relations Manager Resume

                Summary : Labor Relations Manager with 15+ years experience in manufacturing (union and non-union environments) and corporate headquarters. Labor Relations/Contract Negotiations Union Avoidance Organization Design Succession Benefits Administration Compensation & Incentives Performance Management Staffing Development Global Mobility (In/Ex-Pats).

                Skills : Developing Skills, Creative Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Delivered advice as primary labor relations contact for internal Eaton customers focusing on US issues.
                  2. Workers, IBEW, IAM, Communications Union, Salaried Union, and 81 global unions).
                  3. Led US contract negotiations process from preparation through settlement including backroom support, participation on the management bargaining team, and being the chief negotiator with a key negotiation focuses on managing pension costs, holding wage increases in-line with the market, standardizing health care plans, and avoiding work stoppages.
                  4. Built and improved labor relations practices to ensure consistent and efficient approaches to labor relation challenges including work rules supporting business flexibility.
                  5. Created detailed analysis of major contract provisions for all US unionized locations.
                  6. Delivered positive employee relations training serving as 1st point of contact for potential union campaigns.
                  7. Played an active role in the development and execution of counter campaigns successfully avoiding new unionizations.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                MS