Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?
Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" three years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing
As an Employee Relations Representative with E. & J. Gallo Winery you will be responsible for providing expert, consistent and timely HR advice to HR Business Partners, Managers and Employees on employee relations, policy interpretation, and coaching on management issues. Additionally, you will respond to complaints, conduct timely investigations, prepare documentation and make recommendations for corrective/disciplinary actions. You will also participate in and support managers through consistent performance management coaching that includes disciplinary procedures and performance improvement plans.
What you'll do:
Coaches and advises managers on the handling of performance issues, investigations, and disciplinary actions (including documentation and legal review), and participates in the creation of performance improvement plans. Monitors company disciplinary actions to ensure the consistent and fair application of company policies and procedures.
Coaches and advises managers on the company's employment termination process. Partners with internal and external legal counsel as appropriate.
Performs investigations related to employee complaints, including harassment/discrimination allegations, policy and procedure violations, and compliance complaints. Makes recommendations on next steps and appropriate discipline; supports the ER COE Manager in high level investigations when required. Partners with internal and external legal counsel as appropriate.
Responds to "judgment related" queries from HRBPs, managers and employees to educate both on policy intent, interpretation and explanation.
Provides coaching to HRBPs and people managers on how to create and deliver Performance Assessment feedback results to employees.
Provides consistent methods, practices and procedures to ensure fairness to employees, adherence to company policies and legal defensibility.
Participates in HR projects, processes and functions that involve human resources and client group leadership.
Partners with corporate Disability Management department on issues related to Workers' Compensation, job accommodation, medical leave, and return to work cases.
Analyzes employee relations trends, identifies root causes, and recommends appropriate and creative resolutions. Drives continuous improvement on Employee Relations policies, practices and the way services are performed.
Analyzes exit date to determine reasons and trends behind separations.
Conducts training that informs employees on the company's employee relations policies, i.e., Progressive Discipline, Harassment and Discrimination, Wage and Hour compliance.
Who we are looking for:
High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of human resources experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility to include experience with employee relations; or 6 years of human resources experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility to include experience with employee relations.
Experience handling sensitive and confidential information.
What will set you apart:
Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of human resources experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility to include at least 3 years of experience with employee relations.
Experience conducting employee relations investigations, including employee and witness interviews, writing investigation reports of the investigation based on analysis of investigation findings. Experience reading, analyzing and interpreting the most complex documents.
Experience responding effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future
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