This role will work directly for CLASI and will not be an employee of Working Families.


Community Labor Administrative Services, Inc. is a non-stock not-for profit company offering a range of administrative services to a wide portfolio of clients in both the Non-Profit Sector and the world of American Progressive Politics. 

The Employee Relations Manager plays a key role in creating and maintaining a positive work environment by managing employee relations, addressing workplace issues, and promoting a culture of open communication and collaboration. This person in this position must be comfortable working with senior leaders and executives and serve as a key contact to provide HR services.  The manager will handle employee concerns, conduct investigations, and work closely with management. This individual should be a forward-thinking human resources professional, excited about innovating processes and experienced in conflict resolution practices.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a resource for employees navigating CLASI, creating resources and curriculum to align staff with our values and code of conduct.
  • Serve as a point of contact for employees and executives seeking guidance on workplace issues.
  • Conduct confidential investigations into employee concerns, complaints, and grievances.
  • Provide support and guidance to employees and managers in resolving conflicts and disputes.
  • Collaborate with the entire EPIC team to develop and update policies.
  • Communicate policy changes to employees and provide training as needed.
  • Provide guidance on disciplinary actions, including terminations, ensuring compliance with organizational policies and legal requirements.
  • Develop and deliver training programs on employee relations topics for managers and employees.
  • Facilitate workshops on conflict resolution, effective communication, and other relevant topics.
  • Promote a culture of open communication and transparency within the organization.
  • Ensure that HR practices and policies are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws.
  • Work with legal counsel when needed to address complex employee relations issues.
  • Collaborate with HR and management to identify and implement initiatives that enhance employee engagement and satisfaction.
  • Conduct surveys and gather feedback to assess employee morale and identify areas for improvement.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in People & Culture, Human Resources, Organization Development or a related field.
  • Proven experience in employee relations, HR management, or a related role.
  • In-depth knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Able to manage conflict in new and non-traditional ways with empathy and practical judgment.
  • Quick learner with proficiency in new technology.
  • Experience cultivating equitable and inclusive workplaces.
  • Knowledge of inclusive language and ability to review documents for biased language.
  • Interest in contemporary political issues and current events.
  • Experience with multi-faceted planning processes.
  • Persuasive verbal and writing skills for effective communication to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, both one-on-one and in groups.
  • Deep commitment to racial, gender, and economic justice.
  • Intermediate computer skills, including GSuite and Zoom.
  • Customer service orientation.
Preferred Skills
  • Degree in Human Resources or HR certification is a plus.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is a plus.
  • Experience in training, instructional design, employee engagement, coaching, and consultation.
  • Familiarity with Project Management tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Asana).
  • Strong facilitation skills, understanding the difference between presentation and facilitation.

What Else Should You Know

  • Location: The position is full-time and remotely based anywhere in the United States. 
  • Salary: The salary range for this position is $85,000 to $120,000. The final salary will be determined based on an internal equitable scale that takes into consideration years of experience, geographic location, and final job description. We also offer a robust benefit package for full time employees including paid time off; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plan options; professional development funding; and remote work support.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CLASI is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to economic and social justice. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to apply for or perform the essential functions of the job should contact us at jobs@workingfamilies.org with the subject line "Application Accommodation" to request such an accommodation.