Labor Relations Partner
Posted on: June 11, 2021
We Are Hiring:
Full Time, Days M-F
Location: Must reside within the Michigan
market (20-30% travel required)
DO you have experience working with Unions?
Check out this amazing Labor Relations Partner opportunity! You
will manage grievances, arbitration and more! Apply
What You Will Do:
Develop and execute Labor Relations
strategy for Ministry Market to ensure ministry and market
alignment with the organization's philosophy, strategies, policies
What You Will Need:
- Serve as part of the Human Resources team on the development,
administration, interpretation, and application of Labor Relations
policies and programs and related matters, including quality
control, data management, and compliance with local and national
labor and employment laws.
- Advise and assist in the administration of collective
bargaining agreements, contract interpretation, grievance and
- Consult with managers and HR Partners on workplace and
associate issues, provide expert advice, coordinate with legal
counsel, and serve as spokesperson and liaison with union
- Coordinate and/or lead collective bargaining negotiations;
serve as chief spokesperson and negotiator, representing and
operationally defining labor policies that are competitive, and
ensure cost effective labor agreements across Ministry Market.
- Responsible for the ongoing implementation of business and
operational changes during contract term.
- Provide consultation and mediation regarding work-related
issues, conflicts, discipline policy/procedures, questions, and
- Act as company advocate for labor arbitration cases.; conduct
investigations, and prepare arbitration cases, working with Legal
- Identify labor relations training needs. Assist in the design
of training, and ensure training is delivered effectively to target
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
Why Join Our Team:
- 5+ years of labor experience strongly preferred.
- Healthcare experience preferred.
When you join Ascension, you join a team of
over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission
of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to
all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career
coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and
tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path.
In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
Ascension is an equal opportunity
employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or
mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally
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