Employee & Labour Relations Manager


Reference Number 2023-113

Perley Health is a unique and innovative community that empowers Seniors and Veterans to live life to the fullest. Home to more than 600 Seniors and Veterans in long-term care and in independent apartments, Perley Health provides a growing number of clinical, therapeutic and recreational services to residents, tenants and people from across the region.

One of the largest and most progressive long-term care homes in Ontario, Perley Health is also a centre for research, education, and clinical innovation. Our Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care conducts and shares the practical research needed to improve care. Future caregivers come here to study and to acquire hands-on skills and experience.

Perley Health’s values are brought to life each day by our over 800 employees. And more than 400 regular volunteers connect us closely with the community. Together, we improve the well-being of Canada’s aging population.

Our Human Resources Department has the following opportunity:

Manager, Employee & Labour Relations


37.5 hours per week

The Manager, Employee and Labour Relations has the following key responsibilities:

  • Implementing organizational strategies related to the following HRM areas of expertise: Employee Relations, Labour Relations, Collective Bargaining, Grievance Management, Human Rights, Pay Equity, Job Evaluation, Compensation, Attendance Management, Performance Management, and statutory compliance
  • Skilled in conflict management, the successful candidate will demonstrate success in building and maintaining positive workplace relationships and constructive union-management relations.
  • Providing advice and counsel to Perley Health’s managers, you will participate in strategic and operational discussions and decisions on human resources issues, priorities, systems, and processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resources Management, Psychology, or other relevant specialization;
  • A minimum of five years of experience in Employee and Labour Relations in a unionized workplace, (preferably in the Health Care sector);
  • Extensive knowledge of the Human Resources areas of expertise listed above;
  • Significant experience in conflict management and dispute resolution;
  • CHRP is beneficial, but not required;

Please forward your resume and cover letter, outlining your background and experience with each key responsibility to jobs@perleyhealth.ca.

We thank all candidates for applying; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

For candidates selected for consideration, Perley Health, upon request, will make reasonable accommodation for any disability-related needs with respect to the recruitment process and materials.