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Human Resources Resource

Location:
Gardena, California, United States
Posted:
April 16, 2018

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Karen M. Cash

ac45sc@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Profile

An accomplished Human Resources Professional that creates strategic alliances with business leaders to drive key business initiatives.

Summary

Extensive experience in providing full-range Human Resources services working with the military, Fortune 500 companies, mid-size and small startups. A SHRM-SCP certified professional experienced in handling all aspects of Human Capital Management.

Core Competencies

Human Resource Leadership

Talent Acquisition

Performance Management

Change Management

Training and Development

Labor Relations

Executive Coaching

Employee Relations

Federal Contractor Compliance

State and Federal Leave Administration

Payroll - Wage and Hour

EEOC, OFCCP, and NLRB Compliance

Risk Management

Accomplishments

Mediated several EEOC charges successfully which resulted in win-win scenarios for both the Company and the employees, and ultimately cost and brand savings. Proactively developed targeted management training, and policies to avoid future occurrences.

Instrumental in sourcing a HRMS that streamlined, enhanced, and strengthened the applicant onboarding experience, while providing an enhanced employee experience through the self-serve platform. The systems also ensured state and federal reporting compliance was easily met and also provided better wage and hour compliance thereby reducing exposure to costly claims. Professional Experience

The Severson Group September 2014 to Present

San Marcos, California

Senior Human Resource Director

Instrumental in providing business-driven Human Resources services to include policy and procedure development, management training, performance management, workplace investigations, climate assessment and change management, EEO Complaint Investigations, preparing written responses to state and federal employment charges, Workers Compensation Program Management, and other Human Resources related services. . Ensured the company meets OFCCP compliance requirements in addition to creating and monitoring the Affirmative Action Plan program.

Blackstone Consulting, Inc. 2004 to October 2013

Los Angeles, California 90049

Vice President of Human Resources

Provided Human Resources strategies and operational plans for this mid-size company with over 5,000 employee. Instrumental player in reducing employment litigation, and workers compensation claims by assisting the CEO in changing the workplace cultural. A member of the executive leadership team. Evaluated and developed continual Human Resources improvement plans for the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Provided leadership with change management efforts. Ensured Company adherence to all State and Federal employment laws including, Executive Order 11246 compliance, by creating and monitoring Affirmative Action Plans and programs, while effectively handling compliance reviews. Oversaw the investigation and reviewed all written responses to state and federal charges with the EEOC, DFEH, NLRB, OFCCP and FLSA/Wage and hour complaints. Provided leadership in EEOC and DFEH mediations.

Oversaw collective bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiations, grievances, and arbitrations with SEIU, ITPEU, IAML, Teamsters; bargained all terms, conditions, and effects. Prudential Insurance Companies 1996 to 2003

Newark, New Jersey - Fortune 500 Company with over 85,000 then employees Regional Human Resources Manager

Responsible for providing human resources services to the western region to include resolving employee relations matters, ethic complaints, conducting sexual harassment and employment discrimination investigations. Implemented programs that fostered open and honest communication throughout the Enterprise. Provided training on EEO, Diversity and Inclusion, Affirmative Action, Sexual Harassment Prevention. Directly responded to EEOC, DFEH, and NLRB complaints. Ensured the Company met compliance requirements of OFCCP by creating and monitoring Affirmative Action Plans, and participating and responding to compliance reviews.

Northrop Grumman Corporation 1985 to 1996

El Segundo, California – Fortune 500 Company with over 125,000 then employees Human Resource Manager

Responsible for providing human resources services to the Aerospace Division to include resolving employee relations matters and ethic complaints, conducting sexual harassment and employment discrimination investigations. Implemented the Mentor program as part of the Succession Planning programs. Provided training on EEO, Diversity and Inclusion, Sexual Harassment Prevention. Ensured the Divisions met OFCCP compliance requirements and creating and monitoring Affirmative Action Plans. Education

Bachelors of Business Administration, National University Professional Certifications

SHRM-SCP

Industrial and Labor Relations Investigation Certified - Cornell University, Mediation Certification- Pepperdine University

Memberships - SHRM



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