Labor Relations Partner
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: April 10, 2021
We Are Hiring:
Full Time, Days M-F
Location: Must reside within the Michigan market (20-30% travel
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Labor Relations Partner opportunity! You will manage grievances,
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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 and practices.
* 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 discipline
* 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 leadership.
* 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 contract
* 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
What You Will Need:
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
* 5+ years of labor experience strongly preferred.
* Healthcare experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team:
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4
billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community
benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates
and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of
ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites
of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living
facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
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 protected status.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
This employer participates in the Electronic Employment
Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more
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