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Director, Labor & Employee Relations

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and maintaining a positive employee relations atmosphere is crucial to our business. As the Sr. Director Labor Relations, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing strategies that support maximum levels of engagement for the company’s employees and reduce union organizing activities.  This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Design, update and implement labor relations business strategy, including communications 
  • Provide leadership, often acting as first responder, and materials for pre- or post-petition union campaigns
  • Manage direct interventions and lead the collective bargaining process as necessary
  • Create a culture focused on a programmatic approach to union avoidance, supporting education and training for XPO managers and supervisors
  • Drive the development and execution of enterprise-wide, best-in-class training for frontline employees and supervisors/managers on positive workplace practices and how to maintain a non-union working environment or a high performing organization in a labor environment
  • Oversee/manage or lead the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements to ensure they are in alignment with company objectives

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, management, business or related field
  • 15 years of significant labor management experience in both union and non-union environments

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in HR, management, business or related field

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte