The Manager for Employee and Labor Relations is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the office of Employee and Labor Relations including the direct supervision of the Senior Employee Relations Specialists and administrative staff.
Accountable for performing all functions related to supervising a staff including interviewing and hiring, training and coaching, evaluating performance, approval personnel actions such as pay increases, promotions, transfers and/or taking disciplinary action, etc.
Assists the Director in preparing for labor negotiations and as the liaison to the Contingency Planning Team. Assumes responsibility for the oversight of training and orienting supervisors regarding labor contracts, labor laws, and SHC policies and procedures.
Coordinates investigations, compilation of data and preparation of responses to EEOC, DFEH or other agencies in conjunction with other SHC management staff and Office of the General Counsel. Interprets and administers human resource policies and procedures in accordance with State and Federal labor laws and principles of sound management. Oversees the administration of unemployment insurance claims.
Oversees the resolution of employee problems through informal processes or through grievances, complaints and/or claims from outside agencies.
Oversees the review of corrective actions and advice to management regarding consistency with accepted past and present practices and compliance with contracts, policies and laws.
Works directly with clients along side Senior Employee Relations Specialists as needed.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
Five (5) years of experience in Employee & Labor Relations, including two (2) years of supervisory experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to demonstrate objectivity, sensitivity and a balanced perspective regarding employee concerns and organizational expectations
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
Ability to interpret and analyze legal materials and union contracts
Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records, and prepare and analyze comprehensive reports
Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues
Ability to provide leadership and influence others
Ability to understand and use information technology to drive process changes
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility and HR
Knowledge of mandates and emerging issues in labor relations matters in the State of California in the healthcare industry
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management
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