Job Opportunity Details

Position Title: Manager of Labor Relations
Contact Email: [email protected]

Working in collaboration with the Human Resources team of the Metropolitan Division of Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State, the Manager of Labor Relations establishes positive labor-management relations within the organization.

  • Ensures contract compliance with multiple collective bargaining agreements.
  • Conducts internal grievance hearings.
  • Participates with senior management in contract negotiations.
  • May represent the agency in arbitration and other administrative proceedings.
  • Provides on going guidance and direction to management regarding labor matters and contract interpretation.
  • Acts as a liaison between department managers and union representatives.
  • Develops and participates in training programs for managers in regard to employee relations, conflict resolution and union contract compliance.
  • Provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding personnel practices, policy and employment laws.
  • Evaluates potential disciplinary matters and assists managers with preparation of disciplinary guidance.
  • Investigates employee complaints and provides guidance and recommendation for problem resolution to department managers.
Ensure compliance with employment law including, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, NLRA and NY labor laws.

Education Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Labor Relations/Industrial Relations, SPHR, SHRM- SCP preferred

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ labor relations experience in a unionized setting, health care/nonprofit experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable Federal, NYS, and NYC employment and labor laws.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and conflict resolution skills
  • Must be able to travel within 5 boroughs
  • Proficient with Microsoft office Suite.


Full time comprehensive benefits.

How To Apply

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 212 290 8475
Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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