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Payroll Labor Compliance Manager

Construction Resources Management | Appleton, WI
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Payroll Labor Compliance Manager

Construction Resources Management, Inc. a Walbec Group Company

Appleton, WI

Are you looking for an exciting career in road, highway, and bridge construction? Construction Resources Management of the Walbec Group has a place for hard working, loyal, and driven people like you. Come work with us as a Payroll Labor Compliance Manager and enjoy a family-focused, progressive culture. Our approach is driven by an involved focus on Safety and efficiency, resulting in us being a leader in the heavy and highway construction industry.

The Company:

The Walbec Group of companies is currently in its third generation of family leadership producing high-quality construction materials and delivering unparalleled professional design, engineering, and construction services.

  • Multi-year Milwaukee Business Journal Best Place to Work honoree and a Best Place to Work by Employ Humanity.
  • Associated with many exciting state, municipal, federal, and commercial projects. Check out our website for a complete list of interesting projects. walbecgroup.com
  • Proud Partner of the Green Bay Packers.

The Position:

The Payroll Labor Compliance Manager specializes in advising and guiding the organization on union labor compliance and inter-union reciprocity, ensuring that payroll practices align with union agreements and labor regulations across different states. This role supports internal stakeholders by interpreting and implementing union-related payroll guidelines and ensuring compliance with relevant laws.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Union Labor Guidance:
  • Serve as the primary advisor on all union-related payroll matters, providing expert advice to payroll, HR, and other internal stakeholders.
  • Interpret union agreements and labor laws to develop payroll guidelines that accommodate the specific needs and requirements of different unions.
  1. Inter-Union Reciprocity:
  • Manage the assessment and integration of reciprocity agreements between different unions, ensuring seamless payroll transitions and compliance.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination among unions to harmonize payroll practices across states and regions.
  1. Stakeholder Support and Training:
  • Conduct training sessions for payroll and HR teams on union agreements, labor laws, and their implications for payroll processes.
  • Prepare detailed reports and presentations for senior leadership to support decision-making processes related to union negotiations and compliance.
  1. Compliance Strategy Development:
  • Develop strategic compliance frameworks that align with ongoing and future union negotiations.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory developments that affect union payroll practices and advise on necessary adjustments.
  1. System Maintenance and Updates:
  • Maintain and update internal payroll systems to reflect current labor rates and fringe benefits as outlined in union agreements.
  • Ensure all system updates are accurate and implemented in a timely manner, facilitating effective payroll management.
  1. Compliance Oversight:
  • Ensure all payroll processes comply with federal, state, and local regulations as well as specific union agreements.
  • Oversee and manage updates to payroll systems to accommodate new union agreements and changes in labor laws.
  1. Problem Resolution:
  • Address and resolve complex payroll issues that involve multi-state regulations and multiple union rules.
  • Provide expert advice and solutions to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing under varied

The Benefits:

Team members at the Walbec Group are offered competitive pay and benefits that align with our values while supporting good health and a balanced life now and into the future. Additionally, we offer a range of opportunities for professional development and career growth that help us all to be successful.

We have the usual suspects like dental, vision, life, flex, EAP, PTO and holidays. We are big fans of our "no premium medical plan" and HRA contribution (with participation in wellness initiatives), company-paid short-and long-term disability with company contribution, paid parental leave, profit sharing, and a robust Walbec training program.

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Strong background in labor relations and thorough understanding of multi-state and union-specific payroll regulations. Construction-specific labor union background is beneficial.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex legal and contractual documents.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of effectively communicating with diverse stakeholder group

Why Should You Apply?

First, because we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture here at the Walbec Group. Our leadership understands the unique abilities and differences of our team members drive innovation and growth. When you choose Walbec, you'll be welcomed into a supportive environment where all team members feel heard, respected, and valued.

  • Excellent wages and benefits packages.
  • Job security in our role as an essential company providing infrastructure services.
  • Growth opportunities working alongside and learning from experienced industry professionals.
  • Be involved in innovative and exciting projects throughout the local area and the state.
  • Family-oriented, supportive culture.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!

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