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Labor Relations Business Partner

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Job Type
Regular, Full time
1 ABC Parkway
Beloit, WI 53511
30 days ago

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Job Description

ABC Supply is North America’s largest wholesale distributor of exterior and interior building products.

ABC Supply is proud to be an employee-first company. In fact, we have won the Gallup Great Workplace Award every year since its inception in 2007, and Glassdoor has named us one of the best places to work in the country. Be part of a company that recognizes your talents, rewards your efforts, and helps you reach your full potential. At ABC Supply, we have YOUR future covered.


  • Support, guide, and coach management in the handling of labor relations issues, contract compliance/administration, grievance cases, arbitrations, and familiarity of local, state, and federal regulations regarding employment
  • Conduct internal investigations of alleged employment/contract violations while ensuring that investigations are conducted in a fair, impartial, thorough, thoughtful, and timely manner as well as in compliance with US laws and regulations including Company policies/procedures and contract compliance; provide concise summary of above
  • Actively involved with union organizing campaigns, including on-site/hands-on campaigning, persuading, interacting/working with employees in their workspace while legally supporting the company’s position
  • Prepare case exhibits and conduct and/or participate in settlement discussions or hearings
  • Administrative processing/recording-keeping of daily Labor Relations inquires/incidents.
  • Participate and/or prepare informational training programs regarding union related topics, such as do’s and don’ts, best practices, etc., handbooks/manuals, data analytic reports
  • Assigned various labor relations projects, from inception to completion.
  • Wage rate analytics/monitoring to help ensure competitive market rates are maintained in various markets throughout the US
  • Potential exposure to collective bargaining.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Business from an accredited university
  • 5+ years’ experience in a corporate human resources function
  • 3+ years’ experience supporting labor relations within a unionized environment
  • Ability to articulate complex solutions to issues to Branch Management, Senior Leaders throughout the organization, and occasionally bargaining unit employees
  • Highly adept at reading people, understanding their psyche, while quick at adapting to varying personalities while simultaneously getting results during both individual and group interactions
  • Possess project management skills and be able to translate those skills in presentation form via written/verbal with varying styles ranging from executive summaries to frontline employee communication.
  • Strong demonstrative use of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and adept at learning various software
  • Strong writing skills, including business letters/correspondence, concise summaries, written presentations, etc.
  • Strong at research gathering & analytics using various internal databases, internet, & social media platforms
  • Ability to work in emotionally-charged situations while maintaining professional demeanor and represent the organization and Company professionally at all times

Benefits may include:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage - eligible after 60 days, low out of pocket
  • 401(k) with generous company match - eligible after 60 days, immediately vested
  • Employer paid employee assistance program
  • Employer paid short term and long term disability
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Flex spending
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

ABC Supply values diversity and we actively encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply.

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