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Human Resources Generalist

New York, NY 10007

Posted: 06/04/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Human Resource Representative Job Number: 42013

Job Description

 Human Resources Generalist
The HR Generalist is responsible for both administrative and strategic responsibilities, supporting the HR department to plan and administer important functions, such as employee relations, onboarding staff, administering HR programs, and enforcing company policies and practices. 
 
Responsibilities:  
  • Conduct regular meetings with respective business units and provide HR guidance when appropriate.       
  • Offer guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning. 
  • Handle routine labor relations and HR inquiries related to policies, procedures, and bargaining agreements. 
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues; conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations and employee terminations.   
  • Serve as the initial contact and liaison for intake and assessment of employee complaints. 
  • Conduct initial interviews and gather information for employee relations matters such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other concerns and report back to the VP, HR. 
  • Assist VP, HR, by providing day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions); provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.    
  • Assist VP, HR, by working closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.    
  • Work closely with business units and monitor employee disciplinary process, terminations, and investigations.   
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.    
  • Assist with recordkeeping related to hiring, termination, leave, transfer, and promotion particularly as related to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), affirmative action, and diversity initiatives. 
  • Ensure legal compliance of HR federal, state, and local regulations and applicable employment laws, and update policies and/or procedures as required. 
  • Assist in the communication, interpretation, and upkeep of employee handbook, employee directory, and organizational chart, and contributes to the development of policies. 
  • Conduct surveys, interviews, and other research related to human resource policies, compensation, and other labor negotiations; collect information and report results. 
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations related to EEO, affirmative action, collective bargaining, unions, labor relations, and human resources. 
  • Assist with preparation of plans, policies, documents, and reports including EEO-1, affirmative action plans, organizational charts, labor agreements, and employee handbooks. 
  • Assist with preparation of documents and records required for contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations. 
  • Handle employment-related inquiries from employees and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff. 
  • Maintain employee files to ensure accurate recordkeeping for all personnel. 
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law. 
  • Perform other related duties as requested and special projects as assigned. 
  
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Labor Relations, or a related field preferred. 
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience resolving complex employee relations issues. 
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred. 
  • Thorough knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.    
  • Union and collective bargaining experience preferred. 
  • Technologically proficient with a proven knowledge of HRIS systems. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills. 
  • Ability to perform in a high-volume environment and meet deadlines while maintaining exceptional attention to detail. 
Targeted base salary DOE to $83.3K

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