Human Resources Trainee, 1998 - 1999 PPG Industries, Lake Charles, Louisiana Received Human Resources Generalist training in various Human Resources disciplines in unionized industrial environment. Experiences included grievance processing, benefits administration, legal and regulatory compliance.
Field Examiner, 2000 - 2010 National Labor Relations Board, New Orleans, Louisiana Responsible for investigation of unfair labor practice allegations of varying nature.
Compliance Officer, 2010 - Present National Labor Relations Board, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Responsible for processing cases after completion of ltigation or achievement of settlements. Including calculations of complex backpay and benefits reimbursement issues. Required creativity and innovation in recreating what would hae happened in as accurate a fashion as possible. Conducted staff training at least annually concerning compliance practices and new legal developments in are of compliance. Extensive experience with examining what works and doesn't work in union avoidance. overly-aggressive union avoidance actions result in lengthy litigation or the exact opposite result you want. solidifies support. The most effective form of union avoidance begins long before a cards are solicited and a petition is filed.
The Pennsylvania State University, 1998 University Park, Pennsylvania Labor & Industrial Relations, Bachelor of Science Business Minor