Director, Labor Relations

DESCRIPTION: Supporting the Vice Presidents of the CBS West Coast Labor Relations team. Work with unions and business groups in contract negotiations, grievance resolution, arbitration's, interpretation and resolution of issues relating to collective bargaining agreements. Provide direction to business units such as CBS Studios, Human Resources, Business Affairs, Legal, Operations and Facilities regarding labor relations and negotiations. Negotiate and draft contractlanguage and manage relationships with unions and guilds and its representatives. Assist with planning strategy for labor negotiations. Represent the Company in union grievances, disputes, arbitration's or litigation, as well as hearings and administrative procedures. Collection, analysis and distribution of information that is needed by department both on a routine basis and for special projects and maintain various databases. Assist with the remitting of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to Unions and Guilds required by collective bargaining agreements. QUALIFICATIONS: Four year college degreepreferred. JDpreferred but not required. 3-5 years of experience in labor relations required, preferably in the entertainment industry. Knowledge of entertainment industry production and understanding of production work flow and the various production job duties preferable Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and analytical skills and the ability to develop and maintain spreadsheets and matrices. Highly organized with the ability to plan the resolution of complex issues. Sound judgment to distinguish relevant information, assimilate and analyze facts, and apply relevant problem solving techniques. Ability to work collaboratively with the labor, legal, production and business unit leadership. EEO STATEMENT: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled REF#: 32632
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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