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Manager Labor Relations at Hertz in Estero, FL

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General Responsibilities

Labor Relations Manager

This position does not require relocation. It requires a very high percentage of travel and is expected to work remotely.

The Labor Relations Manager position will be a member of the Hertz Law Department and its Labor & Employment practice group, reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, Labor & Employment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • First-chair negotiation of labor contracts throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with operating management, union leaders, and HR Staff
  • Being a trusted advisor who provides prompt, accurate and ongoing counsel to internal clients on a wide range of labor matters, including union contract negotiations, grievances and arbitrations and matters of contract interpretation
  • Planning for negotiations in a systematic, analytical and thorough manner through the collaboration of internal stakeholders, including HR support and operations
  • Successfully negotiating labor contracts within the budgetary authority provided
  • Some hands-on management of a docket and management of outside counsel, may be required

Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant must possess:

  • Significant experience as a first chair labor contract negotiator with expertise in contract costing procedures, drafting collective bargaining agreement provisions, and negotiations principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to lead through collaboration
  • A strong work ethic and a proven ability to meet deadlines on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to operate in fast-paced environment with a very high level of autonomy
  • Ability to read, write, and fluently speak and understand the English language. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Excellent PC skills, including proficiency in Excel

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a JD degree, with experience as a practicing labor attorney, and membership in good standing in the Bar Association of at least one state
  • Be strategic and analytical
  • Provide clients with solid, practical advice that can be understood and used in a fast-paced business environment
  • Be able to work independently and be solution driven minded
  • Have superior written and verbal communication skills, as evidence by writing samples

Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

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