CAREER

Labor Relations Specialists

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$73,240

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-6.8% (decline)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree

Career

What Labor Relations Specialists Do

Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.

Other Job Titles Labor Relations Specialists May Have

Business Agent, Business Representative, Field Operations Coordinator, Grievance Manager, Labor Relations Specialist

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Negotiate collective bargaining agreements.
  • Monitor company or workforce adherence to labor agreements.
  • Present the position of the company or of labor during arbitration or other labor negotiations.
  • Write letters related to labor relations activities, such as letters to amend collective bargaining agreements, letters of dispute or conciliation, or letters to seek clarification of contract terms.
  • Draft contract proposals or counter-proposals for collective bargaining or other labor negotiations.

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