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Labor Relations HR Business Partner

Canoga Park, California

Job ID 8780
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Lead Labor Relations HR Business Partner

Job ID: HRP5

Job Location: Canoga Park, CA

Job Schedule: 9/80 – 9 hours Monday – Thursday, 8 hours every other Friday

We are currently seeking a Lead Labor Relations HR Business Partner with strong roots in contract negotiations, settling grievances, etc. to join our team in Canoga Park, CA.

The Labor Relations HR Business Partner, will work under the general supervision of the Senior Human Resources Manager in our Canoga Park, CA Space Headquarters, performing a variety of tasks in accordance with policies and procedures, the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and past practice. This position requires a complete working knowledge of practices, techniques and standards within the area of Labor Relations using experience and independent judgment.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs day-to-day labor agreement administration, grievance resolution and investigations. Provides interpretation and guidance to hourly supervisors and managers regarding labor agreement interpretation and application.  Works with supervisors and managers to ensure compliance with labor agreement and company directives. Assists in the preparation for labor negotiations. Prepares for meetings including documents, reports, files, distribution and other materials. Prepares/initiates routine and non-routine correspondence, memoranda, reports and meeting minutes from marginal notes or verbal instructions. Screens Bargaining Unit (BU) employees for advancement. Performs recruitment planning activities, including posting job announcements, arranging meetings etc.

  • Engage in proactive grievance avoidance LR practices such as training leaders on how to manage a union workforce, understanding the CBA and positive leadership practices; tracking of data to identify trends and make recommendations to leadership on how to address them; establishing trust of union employees and their union representatives by doing floor walks, roundtables, etc.

  • Assigns and/or tracks grievances, pay grade changes, position changes and process changes; supports administration of Collective Bargaining Agreements, including interacting with Business Unit employees and various levels of elected union officers. Maintains document integrity and traceability by establishing and maintaining well-organized electronic filing systems and documentation. Organizes and assumes responsibility for maintenance of files, records and other documents. Prepares statistical records and reports. Supports special projects and requests as required, provide timely response to customers, peers and management with summary and supporting details as needed, presents analysis results to both internal and external customers, and identify process improvement opportunities.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Psychology, Business Industrial Relations or a related field and three (3) years of experience in labor relations, human resources, contract administration or a similar function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.

Additional Requirements:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, writing, proofreading and organizational skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess good follow-through.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple actions simultaneously with frequent interruptions and under frequently changing conditions and critical time constraints.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform work of a confidential or sensitive nature.
  • Thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications required (minimum of an intermediate skill level for all applications required).
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $96,500 - $179,000. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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