Our client in Kitchener is looking for a Human Resources Generalist with strong Employee Relations experience to join their team on a 16 month mat leave position!


  • Communicate company policies and procedures to employees and managers, such as vacation, sick leave, jury duty, on-call compensation, benefits, overtime etc.
  • Participation in answering HR Hotline calls and on LiveChat.
  • Administers Unemployment Insurance for assigned states including initial response and all additional communications.
  • Perform employee relations intake (escalate as needed).
  • Assist Regional HR Manager with investigations.
  • Draft employee relations related responses.
  • Draft Letters of Offer and Employment Agreements.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of department and HR related processes.
  • Draft Employee correspondence
  • Assist Regional HR Managers on employee issues in compliance with policy and procedure and ensure compliance with federal, state and local law.
  • Assist managers on the interpretation of company policies and how to handle and document employee situations; prepare related documentation as needed.
  • Conduct the initial review of job site contracts for HR implications and compliance; obtain consent forms as needed; ensure qualification of employees for each site and maintain appropriate records.
  • Remains current on new laws and regulations and recommends appropriate actions and policy or procedural updates when necessary.
  • Respond to wage requests.
  • Assist as needed with Business Development activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or related experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years Human Resource experience.
  • Pays special attention to detail; has excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft.

Excellent compensation including salary between 55-58K to start.

If this role interests you and you have good HR experience including Employee Relations experience, send your resume ASAP to: jayne@grandriverpersonnel.ca



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