In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Mediating between labor unions and company management.
- Drafting collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) to serve as legal guides to employee/management relations and procedures.
- Interpreting labor contracts regarding wages and benefits, and ensuring that agreements between labor and management comply with the CBA.
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Typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required.
Licensure is not required to work as a Labor Relations Specialist.