Senior Employee Relations Manager

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Empire Today

Are you ready to grow your career? Empire Today is looking for a Senior Employee Relations Manager who is responsible for providing Human Resources support to the organization with regards to employee relations matters.  The Senior Employee Relations Manager will lead and manage the employee relations team and process and stay abreast of all federal, state, and local employment laws to incorporate into the company policies and procedures.  This role partners with the HR business partner, leaders, and employees across the business, legal, compliance and safety teams.

We offer:

  •         Health benefits with quick enrollment – medical, dental, and vision.
  •         401K plan with premium 4% company match.
  •         Paid time off & holiday pay.
  •         Wellness program.
  •         Professional development & career advancement opportunities.
  •         Incentive program.
  •         Lots of perks!


  • Advise management in appropriate resolution of routine employee relations issues
  • Educate, coach, and provide counsel to Managers and employees with regards to routine progressive disciplinary action or job performance issues
  • Provide guidance and direction to Employee Relations Managers with regards to complex employee relations issues
  • Oversee the efforts of ER team to maximize team efficiency, productivity and performance
  • Maintain and update written company policies and procedures
  • Monitor changes in employment law; identify needed changes to current policies and practices and assist with implementation to ensure organizational compliance
  • Partner with Hiring Leaders to create and/or update job descriptions and work with HR business partners and total rewards team to formalize within career paths
  • Represents the company at unemployment hearings
  • Generate severance agreements and conduct employee exit conversations with managers as needed
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs
  • Champion Corporate Citizenship efforts—develop and plan activities, drive employee awareness and engagement, and share community contributions with the organization
  • Assist Human Resources Business Partner team with any projects as assigned
  • Oversee HR Specialist(s) and assist with job duties as coverage requires, such as serving as physical HR presence in Market Support, as needed


  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years Human Resources/Employee Relations experience, Strong knowledge of state and federal employment laws, or related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, ADP)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working in both an employee model business as well as independent contractor environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Team player
  • Good listening skills; and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  •  Knowledge of Home Improvement Industry is a plus.
  • PHR or SPHR certification desired.

 Candidates in CO, WA, CA and some cities in NY, may have limited consideration.

Why Empire Today?

We empower our employees to strive for their unique goals. Within such an inclusive company with unlimited growth opportunities, how far you go is up to you.

We take care of our people. We start investing in you from day one. The perks and benefits we offer help you live well, both at work and at home.

We have an unmatched company culture. We’ve won multiple awards for employee and customer satisfaction, and we believe it all comes down to our culture of teamwork, creativity, and growth.

We’re one of the nation’s most recognizable brands.  You’ll enjoy the stability that comes with a national company and a sense of pride when you’re a part of our team .

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. Base pay is one part of our total rewards package  Starting pay may vary based on a number of factors, including but not limited to position offered, location, and the individuals’ knowledge, skills and ability. By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies. By pressing apply and providing your telephone number and email address, you authorize Empire Today to contact you by email or telephone at the wireless or landline phone number provided using automated phone technology and/or text messaging. Message and data charges may apply. You may revoke consent at any time.

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