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Employee Relations Partner (MGM Yonkers)

Company: MGM Resorts International
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Become one of the stars behind The SHOW and become part of the world's most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: **_To entertain the human race._**


The Employee Relations Partner is responsible for the execution of the employee relations processes and practices, providing consultation and guidance to managers, delivering and ensuring appropriate responses to any related employment issues that arise, handling full cycle investigations and providing recommendations in partnership with the property/corporate Human Resources department and business operations that support a positive employment climate. It is the primary responsibility of the Employee Relations Specialist to provide advice and counsel to managers and employees in the resolution of employee-related problems, discipline, and discharge. All duties are performed in accordance with property and MGM Resorts policies, practices and procedures.


--- Manage effective case management of people related issues such as: complex ER issues, disciplinary actions, legal issues (harassment, discrimination, accommodations, etc.), policy interpretation/application and investigations. Ensures action is being taken to address these issues and provides insight and feedback to managers and other stakeholders as appropriate.

--- Investigate and evaluate cases of employee dissatisfaction or misconduct. Interview employees and other relevant stakeholders in order to effectively and impartially assess the situation or perceived problem. Visit affected departments, contacts supervisors, reviews relevant policies and objectively documents all facts and opinions relevant to the case. Report findings and consults with COE and business unit leadership on appropriate responses and solutions.

--- Collaborate and consult with various individuals and departments, establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, employees and Subject Matter Experts such as Legal, Internal Audit and Compliance and HR Business Partners as needed to coordinate investigation-related activities and determine outcome recommendations.

--- Work closely with property or corporate HR Business partners to ensure constant collaboration and communication to provide counsel and facilitate prompt and effective resolution of workplace conflict which addresses issues for employees, managers, and leaders in a manner consistent with MGM Resorts policies, practices and legal considerations.

--- Identify opportunities for improving ER policies and procedures based on COE analytics and trends. Collaborate with ER Partners on formulating and implementing solutions.

--- Maintain strict confidentiality of information to include, but not limited to, conversations, documents, hotline complaints and investigations. Exercise sound judgment in handling or working with confidential data and situations.

--- Collect sensitive and confidential information and documentation from appropriate sources, including through claimant, witness and targeted employee interviews; prepare and submit reports related to investigations; and propose remedial action based on investigation findings.

--- Work closely with both corporate and property surveillance and security personnel to obtain investigation information if applicable.

--- Promote direct communication, proactive problem resolution and positive rapport amongst employees and managers.

--- Complete and maintain appropriate case file documentation in Ethicspoint, to ensure a full picture of employee relations activity - informal and formal processes, advice given, outcomes issued, inquiries, etc.

--- Perform other job-related duties as requested.


--- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Hotel/Hospitality Administration, Communications, Marketing or a related field; or equivalent experience.

--- One (1) year of experience in Human Resources, Operations, Business or a related field.


--- Minimum of 2 years' experience in providing guidance to various levels of management on employee relations issues.

--- Minimum of 2 years professional level experience in managing moderate to complex employee relations issues, investigations and writing investigative reports

--- PHR/SPHR Certification

--- Prior Hospitality experience


---Gaming Registration as required by jurisdiction


--- Must be accurate and skillful in dealing with information received.

--- Ability to effectively apply consultative skills and effectively assess issues, concerns and problems of a workplace or employment nature. Must be self-directed and motivated to reach effective resolution.

--- Must use sound judgment in making decisions.

--- Ability to write reports and professional business correspondence.

--- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, managers, employees, Legal and Human Resources.

--- Problem solving and critical thinking to include analysis or interpretation of situations and applying knowledge and skills and general precedents and practices.

--- Excellent customer service and collaboration skills.

--- Interpersonal skills to demonstrate keen emotional intelligence and subject matter expertise in a credible fashion.

--- Effectively communicate with all business stakeholders with the ability to build and sustain positive, productive relationships in the workplace.

--- Ability to effectively communicate in English, in both oral and written forms, and to prepare complex written reports containing detailed and well thought out analysis.

--- Ability to maintain confidentiality.


*This is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job.

This position may require strenuous physical activities and exposure to pipe, cigar and/or cigarette smoking. An ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, weekends and holidays may also be required.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please click the following link: http://www.mgmresortscareers.com/careers/contact-us,aspx

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our employment application site, including the protection of any personal information provided to us. For more information about MGM Resorts International, including our privacy policy and commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit http://www.mgmresortscareers.com/.


Yonkers, New York

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. We encourage you to explore our job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1-844-247-0370 or email diversityrecruiting@mgmresorts.com

Keywords: MGM Resorts International, Yonkers , Employee Relations Partner (MGM Yonkers), Other , Yonkers, New York

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