Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
3189 Grandview Hwy, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5M 2E9
At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.
We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.
We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.
Why is this role important?
The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.
What you’ll do:
Advise and provide support the business and HR Partners on employee relations matters as they pertain to labour relations, the interpretation of the Collective Agreement and applicable employment legislation.
Support LR Managers with the preparation and review of their arbitration files and make appropriate recommendations to HR partners and management.
Support the Labour Relations team with accurate analysis and summary of data.
Ensure effective communication of existing/new policies and standards.
Establish and maintain constructive communication and effective working relationships with HR, Management and designated union representatives.
Coordinate and conduct meetings involving HR, union & store management.
Conduct training seminars as required.
Interpret relevant legislation (Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.) and provide advice and counseling.
Provide analysis and necessary preparation for the collective bargaining process
Assist LR Managers by responding to applicable grievances issued on behalf of management and/or franchisees (written and verbal communication).
What you’ll need:
2-3 years of Labour Relations experience achieved through the support of a unionized business or through education or a combination of both.
Graduate of a post-secondary program in Labour Relations, Industrial Relations, Human Resources or Business.
Strong computer skills required in MS Office
Retail experience considered an asset
Strong Organizational and Interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
Type of Role:
We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.