Sr. Employee and Labor Relations Consultant
Job Posted: 11 December, 2020
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Renton, Washington


Empowering People to Improve Health

At Kaiser Permanente, our organization is all about people – as individuals and as a team. We may be 200,000+ employees and physicians strong, but we act as one when it comes to empowering our members, colleagues, and communities to achieve their goals.

In this role, you will conduct Kaiser Permanente labor relations activities by preparing information for management to utilize during the collective bargaining process. You will collect information on industrial labor relation programs to ensure compliance with the union’s negotiated contract; provide information for resolving disputes or grievances between employees and management; and researching labor policies. You will also process complaints from unionized employees and participate in arbitration processes as appropriate. In addition, you will develop new or revised union contracts; compile labor statistical information; and maintain records of wage and salary surveys or correspondence.

Qualifications Include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, social/behavioral science, education, public administration, liberal arts, or a related field
  • At least five years of experience in HR consulting, including at least three years in employee and/or labor relations
  • Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement

Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • One year of experience working in a unionized environment
  • Three years of experience working cross-functionally across departments, functions, or business lines
  • Human Resources Professional Certification (SHRM-CP or PHR) or other accredited HR certification
  • Senior Human Resources Professional Certification (SHRM-SCP or SPHR)
  • One year of experience consulting senior leaders or executives
  • Four years of experience conducting EEO and/or other HR investigations
  • Lead Negotiator experience
  • Juris Doctor degree

For immediate consideration, please visit for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 898862.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures. 


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