Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

HR Generalist

Expired Job

Tronc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago


Tribune Publishing, the parent company of the Chicago Tribune and other award winning publications, is seeking a HR Generalist to join our Human Resources team. In this role, you'll be responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level while working closely with senior HR management in order to provide HR guidance and support to internal clients groups at our 2 manufacturing warehouse locations in the Chicagoland area. The role includes employee relations, performance management, onboarding, recruitment/employment, affirmative action, labor relations and employment law compliance in both union and non-union environments.

At Tribune Publishing we continue to drive transformation and help power the future of digital news while promoting award-winning, culture-impacting journalism. If you'd like to directly impact the success of our company (and would like to grow with us, of course), then this may be the job for you!

About Us

Tribune Publishing Company (NASDAQ:TPCO) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, Tribune Publishing Company operates local media businesses in eight markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida's Sun-Sentinel, Virginia's Daily Press and The Virginian-Pilot, The Morning Call of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the Hartford Courant.

Tribune Publishing Company also operates Tribune Content Agency and The Daily Meal and is majority owner of BestReviews.

Our brands are committed to informing, inspiring and engaging local communities. We create and distribute content across our media portfolio, offering integrated marketing, media, and business services to consumers and advertisers, including digital solutions and advertising opportunities.


  • Support HR team and internal clients on Human Resource processes, including the following: workforce planning, annual reviews (performance/succession planning), compensation administration, organizational change/effectiveness, implementation of process improvement

  • Update the line management team on HR initiatives

  • Coach managers on communicating the organizational culture to employees

  • Collaborate with Labor Relations staff to ensure appropriate application of company policies and procedures to unionized employees

  • Provide quality guidance to managers and employees in all areas of employee relations, performance management/development, recognition, and leadership development that align with business Strategy and HR initiatives

  • Provide counsel and guidance to managers regarding company policies and procedures

  • Partner with managers and other HR staff to ensure compliance with all employment laws and regulations. Interpret policy and labor law swiftly and accurately in a manner that results in sound recommendations.

  • Conduct internal investigations and prepare all required documentation when issues are escalated to human resources

  • Investigate and resolve employee issues in a fair and consistent manner. Coach managers when necessary on employee relations resolution and work with corporate attorneys and Labor Relations staff on escalated employee relations issues.

  • Handle day-to-day responsibilities and resolve problems/questions from employees with a sense of urgency

  • Identify and recommend new opportunities where HR can add value to the business and organizational culture

  • Maintain a knowledge of progressive HR practices and key trends

  • Assessing employee engagement


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field. Additional experience in lieu of degree.

  • 2 - 3+ years of applicable Human Resource experience

  • Experience with unionized workforce and partnering with Labor Relations preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience building successful relationships and partnerships at all organizational levels.

  • Ability to resolve problems and build consensus given competing priorities and multiple perspectives.

  • Knowledge of state and federal laws including ADA, EEO, FMLA, Title VII, wage and hour laws, and benefits; good understanding of Human Resources policies and practices.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and HRIS & related systems (i.e. Workday, Kronos)

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
HR Generalist

R1 Revenue Cycle Management

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-12T00:00 HR Generalist Chicago, IL 60611 USA Set your sights on a role making a real difference in the healthcare system. We're looking for passionate healthcare Human Resource Generalist to join our Hospital Operations team in the Chicago Metro area. We have a relentless focus on driving results for our customers and enabling them to invest more into patient care; in turn, this allows us to continue to grow our company and your career. You will develop new skills and grow your leadership acumen quickly while delivering exemplary business results! The HR Generalist is a key member of the Human Resources team and will be responsible for executing HR policy and procedure for field operations teams of R1 RCM (R1). Reporting to the Sr. VP, Human Resources, the HR Generalist will work with senior members of the operations leadership team to implement strategies that attract, develop, and engage some of the health care industry's most talented people. R1's HR organization works hard to ensure our associates are best positioned to serve our customers, who deliver the best possible care to the communities they serve. Your day-to-day role will include: * Partnering with the field operations team to successfully develop and engage R1 associates. * Conducting thorough, legally compliant internal investigations and working through employee relations issues * Reviewing documentation to ensure consistency with R1 policies and procedures. Involving the Legal department or senior HR leadership at the appropriate time * Being a champion of Employee Engagement, and in turn, driving the behaviors to positively impact the employee and customer experience. * Participating in various HR cross-functional initiatives. * Providing day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). * Providing guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession planning * Leading the performance appraisal process for the assigned client group * Ensuring compliance with all state and federal statutes, laws and regulations including but not limited to all applicable wage and hour laws, and regulations related to FMLA, OSHA, EEO and ADA * Contributing actively to the development and implementation of overall HR strategy You Have: * Bachelor's degree from an accredited university * A minimum of 1-3 years in an HR role * Working knowledge of HR disciplines (e.g. staffing and recruiting; employee relations, compensation management, organization development etc.) and employment law * High level of written and verbal communication and the ability to work with all levels of an organization. * Ability to make decisions and seek resolution without direction * Proven relationship and consultancy skills with a range of business leaders * Strong interpersonal, influencing and conflict resolution skills * An approach which is passionate and unwavering about treating all Associates fairly even in the face of resistance * Project management (e.g. work planning, resource sharing) including facilitating and coordinating groups * Strong business acumen, analytical skills and understanding of operational environments * This role requires 30-50% travel due to different sites across the Chicago Metro area It would be great if you also have: * Experience working in a healthcare environment We offer: R1 RCM (R1) is changing healthcare by infusing operational discipline and proprietary technology in hospital financial processes. We are an industry leader; we are the only independent organization with a comprehensive service and technology offering for hospital revenue cycle management, and we have achieved leading outcomes for our customers. * A strong financial performing, growing organization that will keep you on your toes with new ideas, changes and opportunities to learn and grow in abundance. * A culture of excellence, driving customer success so they can focus on improving patient care and on giving back to the community. * A Total Rewards package which may include such things as: competitive compensation package, the ability to choose from a comprehensive benefit program mostly funded by R1 that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, commuter benefits, life and disability insurance, along with work life balance programs including paid time off for personal time, illness and volunteering, and we offer a retirement savings plan and continuing training and development and so much more! Sound like you? Let's talk! About R1 RCM: R1 is a leading provider of revenue cycle management services and Physician Advisory Services to healthcare providers. We are the largest independent end-to-end revenue cycle provider and have the longest operating history in the revenue cycle industry. R1's objective is to be the one trusted partner to manage revenue so providers and patients can focus on what matters most. Our distinctive operating model and values includes people, processes, and sophisticated integrated technology/analytics that help customers realize sustainable improvements in their operating margins and improve the satisfaction of their patients, physicians, and staff. We are dedicated to transforming the commercial infrastructure and patient experience in healthcare. Category: Corporate-Human Resources R1 Revenue Cycle Management Chicago IL

HR Generalist

Expired Job