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Employee Relations Human Resources

Sacramento, California, United States
December 07, 2018

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Kyle C. Stradleigh

Sacramento, CA

Phone: 916-***-****


Emeryville Occupational Medical Center – Emeryville, CA/Santa Cruz, CA/Redding, CA Director of Human Resources (2012- 2018)

Serving as the senior HR leader and business partner to the Executive leadership team, responsible for the development and implementation of organizational standards, policies, and programs to establish a solid resources foundation to support the organizations on-going growth, while providing guidance to all levels of staff. Areas of support include staffing, employee relations, benefits administration, systems selection and implementation, compensation, workers compensation insurance, independent contractor compliance, payroll administration, EEO/OFCCP compliance, regulatory agency communication, and staff assessment and reviews. Blue Diamond Growers – Sacramento, CA

Corporate Manager of Human Resources (2008 – 2012) Responsible for managing the Corporate and Sacramento manufacturing facility’s HR Department, to include 4 direct reports, for a population of 800+ employees. Partnering with and closely supporting the leadership teams within the Operations, Sales, Marketing, R&D and Finance functions in areas of staffing, compensation and benefits, employee relations, safety, workers compensation, facility planning, training and development and regulatory compliance.

Partnered with management in providing advice and guidance in successful union avoidance campaigns.

Upgraded HR team from “admin support” to a strategic business partnership.

Successfully implemented and upgraded HR support tools to include system software and hardware ( PeopleSoft, Workday, ADP, Taleo, Iron Mountain electronic personnel file records system)

Assisted with long term facility planning and development projects, to include a new manufacturing facility.

Improved the recruiting philosophy and process to incorporate a corporate talent management initiative. C&H Sugar Company, Inc./American Sugar Refining, Inc – Crockett, CA Corporate Manager of Compliance and Staffing (ASR 2008-2008) Corporate Human Resources Manager (C&H Sugar 2002 – 2008) Responsible for the facility HR Department, including a staff of 6+ direct reports, supporting the functional roles of Compensation and Benefits Administration, Payroll, Labor Relations, Employee Relations, Staffing, Safety/WC/ Health, including an onsite Medical Department, and Internal Investigations in response to various internal complaints, grievances and external agency charges, including NLRB ULP charges, EEOC/DFEH charges, DLSE- DOIR claims, EDD, W/C 132a, etc.

Reduction of non-industrial disability absence rate from 9.5% to 2.8%, with a wage indemnity cost savings of over $1,405,635 over 3.5 years.

Negotiated, managed and administered the CBA’s with two bargaining units ( SWU and ILWU)

Managed the full arbitration process including close coordination and management of counsel.

Provided guidance and assistance to Management to improve plant and employee safety programs.

Reduced Workers Compensation exposure from $6MM to $1.5MM while reducing Lost Time Workdays from 2,964 to less than 300 over 5 years.

Chair for CBA negotiations with 2 bargaining units and Chief Spokesperson for the Company on a 6 member Grievance Resolution Committee.

Lead Investigator for EEOC, DFEH, DIR-IWC, NLRB charges while managing the development and submission of responses with counsel support.

Department “Super User” for implementation, training and ongoing assistance with ADP, SAP and KRONOS.

Designated internal point person for jurisdictional litigation, managing cases with internal/external counsel while actively participating in case reviews, depositions, mandatory mediation, settlement conferences, etc. Kyle C. Stradleigh

Sacramento, CA

Phone: 916-***-****


Kinko's, Inc. – San Francisco / Sacramento, Ca

Human Resources Generalist (2000 –2001)

Implemented onsite Human Resources representation for over 50 regional retail storefronts while developing an ongoing business relationship with operational management in the Sacramento, Reno, Central Valley and San Francisco Bay area territories, providing consultation assistance in various areas to include, staffing, employee relations, compliance, performance management, policy development, safety and training. NABISCO BISCUIT COMPANY – Pleasanton, CA

Human Resources Coordinator/Generalist (Feb1997 – Aug2000) Provided human resources functional and strategic support to the Sales, Logistics, Customer Service and Bakery divisions, advising local, regional and area management of the Western Area Regions (7,000+ employees), in both union and non-union facilities, in areas of compliance, employee relations, staffing and training, performance management, and payroll.


Hawaii Pacific University – Kaneohe, HI -. Political Science Society for Human Resources Management – Annual conference and seminars KRONOS – Dublin, CA – Workforce Attendance System Administration and Timekeeping SAP/ADP/PeopleSoft/Taleo – Super User for Testing, Configuration, Implementation and Training of Users. Zurich – San Francisco, CA – Accident Investigation and Safety Observation Training, Behavioral Safety Training Seyfarth Shaw – Sacramento, CA – Annual Employment Law Symposium Labor Arbitration Institute– S.F., CA – Annual training on current Arbitration issues and rulings Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – S.F., CA – EEOC and OFCP training Council on Education and Management – FMLA/CFRA/PDL Leaves administration and updates Council on Education and Management – Annual Labor Law Updates PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Society for Human Resources Management

Sacramento Area Human Resources Association

Northern California Human Resources Association

National Soccer Coaches Association of America

United States Soccer Federation

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