Labor Relations Representative
Job Posted: 15 August 2023
Company: Cleveland-Cliffs
Closing Date: 31 October 2024
Location: Silver Bay, MN


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Job Description

Cleveland-Cliffs has an immediate opportunity for a Labor Relations Representative at our Northshore Mine.  The Labor Relations Representative will perform professional-level labor relations work in the areas of contract interpretation, administration, progressive discipline, and contract research/preparation. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and thrive in an environment where they are able to solve complex workplace situations. 

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Researches and assists in the development of labor agreement language and negotiating objectives by contributing recommendations to Management.
  • Gathers, prepares, and analyzes technical and statistical data for use in the negotiation of labor agreements, grievance processing, mediation, arbitration, Unfair Labor Practice charges, fact-finding, and other labor relations activities.
  • Analyzing, interpreting, and administering all labor agreements.
  • Performs workplace investigations.
  • Gives guidance and support to management in all areas of bargaining unit employee relations.
  • Promote and maintain positive relations between the company, local union officials, and international union representative(s).
  • Represent management and meet with supervisors and union representatives to investigate and resolve grievances.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial relations, labor relations, or equivalent. 
  • 3-5 years of experience in human resources with an emphasis on labor relations preferred, preferably in a mining operation or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster strong, positive relationships with Company Management and Union leadership.
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex administrative processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in independently assessing and resolving a variety of labor/employee relations issues.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in North America. The Company is vertically integrated from mined raw materials, direct reduced iron, and ferrous scrap to primary steelmaking and downstream finishing, stamping, tooling, and tubing. We offer an excellent total compensation package including top pay with variable compensation opportunity, health insurance, retirement plan, education assistance, paid time off and more! 

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.