Labor & Employee Relations Specialist

E&J Gallo Winery   •  

Modesto, CA

Industry: Food & Beverages

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

What You Will Do

  • Actively participates in the recruiting process to include screening of entry level candidates and hiring decisions
  • Coordinates the entire internal bid process (posting job bids, posting background information forms, testing, affirmative action tracking, interviewing, posting bid award, overseeing new hire transitions, and coordination of start dates).
  • Ensures that the hiring process complies with the collective bargaining agreement and corporate compliance guidelines.
  • Oversees the application, and interpretation of labor relations policies and practices; monitors the implementation of policies concerning wages/ hour laws ensuring labor contract and government regulatory compliance.
  • Serves as HR designee for second and third step grievance responses.
  • Provides instructions and training to managers on how to conduct and deliver performance assessments.
  • Conducts employee relations training, contract/industrial relations training, sexual harassment/ violence in the workplace workshops, and leadership training for new hourly employees and exempt team leaders.
  • Gathers and furnishes information such as reference documents, statistical data concerning labor legislation, labor market conditions, prevailing union and management practices, wage and salary surveys and employee benefits programs.
  • Conducts individual career coaching sessions for employees.
  • Participates in preparing arbitration proceedings.
  • Educates managers on the proper handling employee performance issues (includes documentation assistance and legal review).

What You Will Need

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Master’s degree plus 1 year of industrial relations experience; -OR- Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of HR generalist or industrial relations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; -OR- 7 years of HR generalist or industrial relations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to work all three shifts; day, swing or graveyard shifts.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration plus 5 years of human resources generalist experience to include labor relations reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Human Resources experience combined with Union Relation experience
  • Autonomous Human Resources experience in supporting large client groups