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Labor Relations Specialist

MPS Group
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

MPS Group, Inc. offers distinct, innovative and tested systems to help customers meet increasing demands for environmental sustainability, cost effective industrial cleaning and waste management programs.  MPS Group is based in Farmington Hills, MI with employees in 38 locations across the United States and Canada.

The Labor Relations Specialist develops professional programs and systems that foster an effective relationship between the company and union employees. A company voice in negotiations and grievance procedures, this position also facilitates labor-management council meetings, participates in creation of labor related agreements and enforces compliance of federal, state and local laws.  The Labor Relations Specialist provides advice to executives, site managers, and employees relevant to NLRB regulations and employment practices.   


  • Build and maintain administrative systems and documents for consistency across all divisions for Labor Relations activities
  • Reporting to the Human Resources Manager work as a partner with the COO, General Managers and in-house General Counsel to ensure consistent application of employment contracts and employment practices and policies
  • Investigate, resolve grievances and employee complaints which requires analyzing evidence and applying relevant laws, policies, collective bargaining agreements and precedent activity to reach conclusions
  • Primary company representation during step 3 grievance meetings
  • Facilitate the company schedule for contract negotiation
  • Provide direction and oversight for consistent application of attendance programs for 3 unions
  • Facilitate training programs for field supervision
  • Maintain a consistent physical presence with sites in MI, MO, KS, TN, OH, KY and Ontario, Canada.  50% travel required


Apply online at www.mpsgrp.com/careers.html


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans


The successful applicant will have degree in Human Resources, Business or J.D. with four years or more exempt level work experience handling grievances with responsibilities as listed above.  Preference will be given to candidates with multi state work experience or Canadian labor relations. 


Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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