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Director Labor Relations

Burbank, California
Job Type
1 Oct 2021

About Cast & Crew

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Position Overview

The Director, Labor Relations is responsible for managing Labor Relations team and provide subject matter expertise by analyzing collective bargaining agreements in the United States, and Canada to develop interpretation of intent, spirit, and terms of the respective contracts in collaboration with legal team.

This position requires comprehensive experience in entertainment production industry labor relations and compliance and possesses strong union/guild, industry association and studio relationships.

The Director, Labor Relations will serve as a subject-matter-expert and have a high impact on operations. Working closely with all levels of the organization and with studio/union experts, the Director, Labor Relations will promote accurate and compliant operational practices.


  • Address Labor Relations issues from Clients (external and internal) and Business Agents
  • Analyze collective bargaining agreements and collaborates with legal team to develop interpretation of intent, spirit and terms of contract
  • Review and address any documentation from the AMPTP and/or other unions or guilds
  • Attend meetings and negotiations as the AMPTP
  • Contribute/Assist with payroll contract set-up/ rules related to CBA terms and conditions
  • Facilitate process compliance, standardization, continuous improvement, and best practices
  • Develop comprehensive training and on-boarding program and other cross-departmental opportunities
  • Address questions from the Labor Relations department and quality check contract setup and audits as needed
  • Assist with/Contribute to new projects/initiatives for our payroll products as well as our digital solutions
  • Implement key performance metrics and monitor operational performance
  • Analyze processes and procedures to make recommendations for system enhancements and process improvements to drive improved accuracy and efficiency.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with clients, agencies and coworkers promoting quality service
  • Other duties and special projects as needed.


•Bachelor's Degree preferred

•5+ years of experience in Entertainment Industry

•5+ years Pension, Health & Welfare Funds experience

•Subject matter expertise regarding labor law areas applicable to entertainment payroll, including labor codes, wage and hour laws and employment laws and regulations.

•Proven leadership skills in providing clear direction, focus, and development of departments and teams

Special Work Conditions

•Sedentary - Involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Some positions may entail exerting up to 15 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, or pull.


•Cast & Crew provides a comprehensive package of employee benefits including: Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D; LTD, additional voluntary benefits such as STD, Vision, paid vacation, holidays, and sick pay; 401(k) and employer match, Additional Life Insurance, and other company perks and benefits!

Please note: Due to the high volume of applicants, it is likely that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Cast & Crew is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.

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  • Job Reference: 386581287-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Cast & Crew
  • Location: Burbank, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent