Manager Employee & Labor Relations

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.Manager Employee & Labor RelationsYOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The primary responsibilities of this role, Manager Employee & Labor Relations, are to:* Leads site union relations and partners with senior business leaders and senior HR leaders to develop and implement strategic HR/Labor relations strategy for the Site;* Partners with Site Management and the Union Leadership to improve organizational performance and increase ability to respond efficiently to continually changing business objectives;* Provide day to day contract interpretation to line management to insure alignment with the Collective Bargaining Agreement;* Proactively provide consultation to managers, employees, and union representatives on various labor relations matters such as pay, overtime, employee schedules etc.;* Act as the Company labor spokesperson at various meetings with union and management representatives and lead investigation efforts regarding Bargaining Unit grievances, disciplinary cases, violations of GMP, occupational health or safety violations; prepares reports, using records of actions taken concerning grievances, arbitration andmediation cases, and related labor relations activities, to identify problem areas;* Coordinate, and lead the union contract negotiation process including all pre-negotiations preparation, and discussions; furnish information, such as reference documents and statistical data concerning labor legislation, labor market, prevailing union and management practices, wage and salary surveys, and employee health and welfare programs, for use in review of current contract provisions and proposed changes;* Partner with US Employment Law Team and outside counsel to understand and apply knowledge of state, federal, and local laws to all labor relations issues, including wages, hours of work, overtime etc.; monitors implementation of policies concerning wages, hours, and working conditions, to ensure compliance with terms of labor contract and the state of CA.;* Positively collaborate with managers, and union representatives on resolving conflicts, and proactively developing constructive labor relations;* Proactively develop and/or facilitate US positive employee relations training as necessary;* Liaison for divisions and Legal regarding employee and labor relations topics and/or the evaluation of educational/training needs;* Manage partnership relationships with external vendors;* Host and facilitate meetings with the HRBP community around relevant positive employee and labor relations topics;* Investigate and document employee relations concerns, grievances, findings and/or resolutions in accordance with company policy in a timely manner and provide guidance to the HRBP community;* Manage the communication flow throughout the investigation process with the HRBP/line manager.WHO YOU AREYour success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:Required Qualifications:* B.A./ B.S. in Business Management, or a related field;* A minimum of 10 years of transferable experience in an HR business environment (at least 4 years of full-scale internal investigations experience a must) and/or; MA with 8+ years of relevant experience and/or JD with 5+ years of relevant experience;* Must have labor relations experience or background of managing a collective bargaining agreement;* Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a priority in SharePoint, and Excel;* Project management skills managing small to mid-scale projects, and participating in large scale projects;* Effective with change management and leadership development;* Demonstrated knowledge of HR policies, and systems;* The ability to communicate effectively to employees and management;* Excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills.YOUR APPLICATIONBayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the 'Passion to Innovate' and the 'Power to Change', we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/VeteransBayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. Location: null : California : Berkeley Division: Enabling Functions Reference Code: 239484 Contact Us + 1 888-473-1001, option #5Job Segment: Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Agricultural, Law, Developer, Human Resources, Agriculture, Legal, Technology

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