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Employee Relations Business Partner I

Kelly Services
Utica, NY 13501
**At Kelly** **** **Professional & Industrial, were passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. If you ask us, this job looks pretty great.**

We are seeking an **Employee Relations Business Partner** for a leading healthcare company in **Utica, NY!**

**Schedule:** **Onsite, M-F 8 am -5 pm**

**Assignment:** 6 months

**Pay:** $25.52/hour

**Travel:** 25-50% - to other company sites to meet employees regarding employee relations issues


Under direction of the Manager of Employee Relations, manages the development, implementation and interpretation of the Company HR employment policies, procedures, practices and Federal and State regulations to ensure consistency in their application and practice. Coaches and counsels employees, leaders and regularly facilitates communication between employees and their managers to clarify our Company policies, procedures, performance expectations and to provide guidance through the administration of the performance management process, including the progressive disciplinary process. Oversees the administration of employee leave programs and accommodations in collaboration with all employee levels. Performs a variety of operational HR functions in support of all regional locations.


Responds to employees who wish to speak with a Human Capital Management (HCM) professional. Listens to employees concerns and provides constructive and diplomatic advisement in order to bring to resolution. Requires a sense of urgency, competency and diplomacy. Escalates matters to Manager of Employee Relations as necessary.

Promotes, communicates, and helps implement HCM policies, procedures and/or initiatives.

Consults with legal counsel when necessary, to assure federal and state law compliance of company policies, procedures, and reporting.

Engages Ethics and Compliance to ensure violations of the Code of Conduct are addressed appropriately.

Conducts exit interviews with both voluntary and involuntary terminated employees and documents all interactions for HCM records and files.

Responsible for on-going process improvement, problem resolution, quality, efficiency, effectiveness, on-going work plans and compliance; to carry out the goals and objectives of the Company and HCM.

Responsible for managing regional HCM activities.

Ensures that work and actions always support the best interests of the Companys and HCMs values, mission, philosophy, and goals.

Responds to inquiries regarding employee leave benefits (FMLA, SSTD, Paid Family Leave, Workers Compensation).

Administers LTD benefit plan.

Acts as liaison between employee, HCM, management and external leave and Workers Compensation vendors and investigates and reports issues to manager.

Oversees and manages ADAAA and compliance practices.

Coordinates random drug and alcohol testing with external vendor.

Represents the Company in unemployment hearings and Dept. of Labor and Dept. of Human Rights complaints.


Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related area coupled with two years of progressive experience in Human Resources. In lieu of a degree, a minimum of five years of experience in Human Resources required. Previous experience with administration of FMLA, Disability, WC, OSHA and ADAAA preferred.

Working knowledge/understanding and experience with employment and labor laws, employee relations and performance management concepts preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in conflict resolution, decision making, influence, interpersonal relations, problem solving, results orientation, systems thinking, group presentations, and group process facilitation.

Strong employee relations skills and abilities to engage, counsel and performance manage employees at all levels.

Familiarity with a wide variety of field concepts, practices, procedures, laws, and relies on considerable experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Demonstrated ethical decision-making, and ability to see implications of decisions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

**What happens next**

Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

For questions or more information about this role, please **apply** and contact Heather Cappiello via email at .

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-13 Expires: 2022-07-14

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