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About the Role
The Manager, Employee Relations (ER) is a new position within the People organization. You will support the VP, ER & Labor Relations in building a new Center of Excellence within the People team. You will focus on managing matters related to the relationships between our company and our employees, as well as the interactions with labor unions. You will possess a generalist skill set working in Union and Non-Union organizations. You will need an understanding of employment practices, conflict resolution, labor laws, and excellent communication skills. You will work with senior management, legal teams, and People Business Partners to ensure that we maintain positive employee relationships and complies with relevant labor regulations.
Report to the VP, Employee & Labor Relations and be based in our New York City office
Help implement ER systems and tools, and draft policies and practices that fosters relationships between our organization and its employees.
Manage and address employee concerns, grievances, and disputes in a fair and consistent manner, partnering with the People Connect team and the People Business Partners.
Conducting in-depth investigations on policy violations and employee relations matters, maintain detailed and accurate accounts with memorialization of notes and supporting documents.
Create an environment of positive employee relations by respecting confidentiality, establishing trust and credibility, using sound judgment and being seen by employees as approachable and fair
Partner with the Legal team to review all employee relation issues and recommended resolutions
Be involved in formal mediation or arbitration processes which could include outside counsel or other external parties
Show excellent partnership to your team, business leaders, and our employees by accomplishing the goals that are set forth in a thoughtful and reliable way
Facilitate effective communication between management and employees or labor unions. This includes disseminating important information, explaining policies, and addressing concerns
Aid and help develop training programs to educate managers and employees about labor laws, company policies, and dispute resolution techniques
Support Labor Relations negotiations and work with the VP to prepare for formal meetings with union leaders
In partnership with our People Insights team, you will use data and analytics to identify trends and opportunities for proactive issue mitigation and make informed decisions regarding employee and labor relations programs
7+ years experience including relevant human resources experience (employee relations, performance management, compliance, and labor relations)
The ability to position yourself as credible, proactive, (garners respect, acts with integrity, keeps commitments); proactive (has a point of view, challenges assumptions, takes initiative); and a trusted thought partner acting always with integrity and excellent judgment (builds relationships, delivers results)
Discretion and the ability to handle confidential information
Demonstrated experience to balance company priorities with employee advocacy
Expertise working and collaborating with a global HR team
Knowledge of current employment/labor laws (federal, state, and local regulations)
Experience using data and analytics to develop recommendations and actions
Experience managing and resolving issues/negotiations
Experience working in a union environment
Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Insurance Plans
Lifestyle programs & Wellness Resources
Family Care Benefits & Caregiving Support
Commuter Transit Program
Employee Referral Program
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Business Area: PEOPLE
Job Category: Human Resources
Pay Range: $65,000 - $200,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.
For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 39169