Manager, Labour & Employee Relations

Employer
Baycrest Health Sciences
Location
North York
Salary
Compensation will be commensurate with experience
Posted
June 27, 2019
Closes
August 26, 2019
Job Level
Manager
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred
CHRL

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leads the development of a comprehensive labour and employee relations strategy and program for Baycrest Health Sciences
  • Leads collective bargaining, including fulfilling the role of chief spokesperson for Baycrest in negotiations
  • Contributes labour relations and employment law expertise in developing proactive strategies in partnership with management clients to support their objectives and to impact positively on human capital measures
  • Provides expertise and advice in the management of grievances including providing oversight and leadership for grievances up to the point of arbitration
  • Leads labour relations functions including Labour-Management Committees, grievance administration, collective bargaining and issue investigation and responses
  • Oversees the talent acquisition strategy that aligns with business objectives,  recommending and implementing process improvements, policies and tools to support the team
  • Acts as a key change leadership partner in support of major organizational change initiatives
  • Partners with managers and the Occupational Health and Safety Department to develop strategies to address workplace accommodation and employee absenteeism issues

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • University degree in Human Resources Management, Labour relations or a related field
  • Master’s Degree with an emphasis in labour relations is an asset
  • Must have significant experience in labour relations
  • Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to provide advice on and lead the implementation of complex operational plans
  • Recent exposure to labour relations in a healthcare or other relatable complex and highly unionized setting
  • Able to be creative with advanced capacity for developing solutions to complex problems
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated through the ability to manage difficult interactions with multiple parties required
  • Able to work in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to multi-task, balancing competing priorities and tight deadlines 

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