Under the direction of the Director of Employee/Labor Relations, the Employee Relations manager provides guidance and advice on employee relations matters for staff employees at UCLA Health. You will review disciplinary and other types of employment-related documents/actions (FMLA, Layoffs, work rules, etc.); work closely with supervisors and managers/Directors, Chiefs/Chairs, including faculty, department HR Reps and senior leadership to ensure proper HR procedures are being practiced; work closely with department leaders to address coaching and corrective actions with employees; provide in-depth HR oversight to departments engaged in large scale re-organization and/or transition; engage regularly with department management, Chairs, CAOs, department HR representatives and faculty on a wide range of HR matters.
Responsible for policy/contract administration, including interpretation, implementation and management of policies and contracts. You will effectively partner/collaborate with Office of Compliance and Privacy Services, Staff Diversity & Compliance, Title IX, Risk Management, Staff/Faculty Counseling, Audit, Campus HR, Local/General Counsel, UC Office of the President, other UC campuses) to ensure uniform and best practices.
As our Employee Relations Manager, you will represent UCLA Health in work-groups/committees to ensure successful partnerships across departments; orient management/leadership on policy and legal compliance, such as FMLA, corrective action, layoffs, performance appraisals; provide policy and protocol guidance, interpretation and training to management and leadership; assist in creating HR process protocols as needed; Conduct full investigations and/or assist in the investigation of matters pertaining to Title IX/Sexual Violence Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Whistle blower complaints, Retaliation complaints, Policy/Law/Regulation compliance and general workplace/HR investigations.
Qualifications7+ years of progressive experience in employment related matters. Knowledge of public sector laws/requirements; healthcare industry, higher education preferred; experience in a union environment preferred. Skill in writing concise, clear, relevant and persuasive documents, including correspondence, case analyses, investigative reports, settlement agreements. Demonstrated presentation skills, i.e., grievance meetings, trainings, panels. Knowledge of employment laws, including FMLA/CFRA, Reasonable Accommodation, VAWA/CANRA, HIPAA, HEERA, FLSA/wage-hour laws, contract interpretation, EEOC/DFEH/DOJ requirements. Experience in conducting investigations of harassment allegations, including sexual harassment, hostile work environment, discrimination, HIPAA, workplace behavior. Ability to analyze and draft proposals for negotiations, settlements, other employment agreements Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with other UCLA offices (Title IX Office, Office of Legal Affairs, Office of Compliance Services, Insurance and Risk Management, etc.) and with the UC Office of the President and other UC campuses. MS Office Suite proficiency (MS Word, Outlook, Power Point, etc). Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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