Labor Relations Specialist

  • Location
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Education, Human Resources, Training - HR Manager

Labor Relations Specialist
Cleveland, OH

Position Summary: The Labor Relations Specialist is responsible for improving business results by managing day-to-day Union related matters including the interpretation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, grievance investigations, managing arbitration and any other labor-related issues. Other responsibilities include attending unemployment hearings, managing EEOC claims and presenting information during company arbitration hearings.

Job Responsibilities:

Attends disciplinary investigations / hearings and advises management on action to be taking including suspension or discharge
Advise on the grievance procedure, attending hearings and drafting grievance answers
Research of case law and/or outcomes of previous hearings
Preparation and presentation during arbitration and labor negotiation proceedings
Representation during unemployment hearings
Negotiation and drafting of contract proposals or counter-proposals for collective bargaining


Bachelor degree in Labor Relations, HR or similar
3-5 years’ experience working in a Labor Relations capacity in a Union environment
Strong familiarity with federal, state and local employment laws relating to EEO, ADA, FLSA, FLMA and NLRA
Solid analytical, writing, advocacy, problem solving and coaching skills
Proficient in the full MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PP, Outlook)

This is a full-time, permanent position that will typically work daylight hours but may demand time during off-peak hours to meet company requirements. Pay for this position is in the $55-65K range and includes a generous bonus opportunity and a full suite of employment benefits (medical, dental, vision; retirement plan; paid time off; paid holidays).


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