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Company: Compass Group Poland Sp. z o.o.
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Compass Corporate A family of companies and experiencesAs the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you've been hungry and away from home, chances are you've tasted Compass Group's delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!great people. great services. great results.Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.The Opportunity: In this key leadership role, you will be accountable for creating a labor relations environment that is efficient, cost driven, consistent with Company policies, procedures, work rules, and free of unnecessary litigation. This person will also be accountable for assisting Human Resources and operational management in achieving employee relations environments that cultivate union-free operations. You will negotiate and coordinate collective bargaining agreements and provides internal consultation and training to operational management. This is a key role at Compass Group and is vital to the continued success of our journey as we grow.Responsibilities:

  • Labor Relations for a large super-sector business within Compass Group USA, assist in identifying & implementing strategic labor objectives.
  • Partner with HR and Operations, educating employees on all organized labor issues; review, interpret and make recommendations on company policies and procedures with respect to labor issues.
  • Aid in the adherence of Compass Group Labor Relations Policy & Philosophy.
  • Analyze regional and nationwide bid opportunities and attend proposal meetings with potential clients.Labor Negotiations
    • Act as chief spokesperson for multiple labor agreements.
    • Proactively plan, set objectives and develop appropriate strategies and tactics with operational management.
    • Strive to achieve efficient, cost driven labor agreements.Labor Agreement Administration
      • Analyze and forecast trending wage, health &welfare and pension costs
      • Coordinate multiple labor agreements.
      • Manage investigations for site grievances and employee disciplinary issues.
      • Advises operating management on disciplinary and contract interpretation issues.
      • Train operational management and others to align with labor agreements and company rules; work actively to avoid unnecessary litigation; recommends resolutions to effectuate the same.Employee Relations
        • Promote union free environments with Human Resources & Operations.
        • Provide employee relations training for supervision/management.Arbitration ArbitrationAct as company advocate in mediation, arbitration and other government proceedings
          • Present Company's position; prepare briefs and other documents for proceedings.
          • Uphold the integrity of Company's labor agreements and management actions.Qualifications:
            • A Bachelor's degree is required; Labor Relations; Business or Human Resources focus preferred; advanced degree preferred (i.e., JD)
            • 10 + years of Labor Relations experience in a multi-location environment where at least 25% of the locations are unionized
            • Strong 1st Chair experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
            • Experience conducting effective & objective investigations and recommending the advisability of corrective action
            • Experience in grievance handling and arbitration preparation
            • Experienced with Union organizing campaigns and awareness training with operators preferred
            • Willing and able to travel 30%+ by air and automobile; driver's license required.
            • Experience can be either from a management or labor perspective.
            • Experience in food, vending services and support services a plus.
            • Current knowledge of National Labor Relations Act rules and precedents
            • Strong ability to use sophisticated technology for remote meetings, trainings and negotiations
            • Positive, self-started, personally leads all documentation and processes in a timely manner without administrative supportApply to Compass Group today!Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)Compass Corporate maintains a drug-free workplace.Associates at Corporate are offered many fantastic benefits.
              • Medical
              • Dental
              • Vision
              • Life Insurance/ AD
              • Disability Insurance
              • Retirement Plan
              • Paid Time Off
              • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
              • Associate Shopping Program
              • Health and Wellness Programs
              • Discount Marketplace
              • Identity Theft Protection
              • Pet Insurance
              • Commuter Benefits
              • Employee Assistance Program
              • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Req ID:1156267Compass CorporateLOUISE J TRAGER[[req_classification]]

Keywords: Compass Group Poland Sp. z o.o., Charlotte , VICE PRESIDENT - LABOR RELATIONS, Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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