Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Looking for a safe working environment, a flexible schedule – and a terrific discount? Come join our growing team at one of our new stores nationwide.  Learn More

Job Information

Burlington Associate Relations Manager in Dallas, Texas

LOCATION 3131 Forrest Lane, Suite 400 Dallas TX US 75234

Join Burlington’s growing Human Resources team as an Associate Relations Manager !

This is a Remote position that can be based anywhere in the Territory ( TX, IL, OK, MO, AR, KS, IN, and LA )!

The Associate Relations Manager's primary goal is to ensure fair and respectful treatment of associates, consistent with Burlington’s core values.

The individual will respond reactively to associate relations issues that are reported through the integrity hotline as well as other sources.

  • Leverage expertise in associate relations to investigate both minor and complex associate relations issues encompassing Burlington's Open Door Program and STEPS (Alternate Dispute Resolution) Program.

  • Coach, counsel, and advise management and staff to ensure effective resolution of employment-related matters.

  • Maintain documentation and tracking of all employee relations issues in Navex Ethicspoint system.

  • Close all matters efficiently, including, but not limited to providing follow-up documentation as appropriate.

  • Provide proactive strategic guidance and direction to the management teams regarding all aspects of associate relations.

  • Address education and training opportunities regarding AR issues with management and staff when appropriate and applicable.

  • Participate in, manage, and execute strategic employee relations-focused team projects.

  • Create, update and conduct internal department trainings as needed.

  • Present monthly case summaries to Corporate Audit and Legal.


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • PHR/SPHR certification (preferred)


  • 5+ years Associate/Employee Relations Experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of employee relations, coaching & counseling employees, conducting internal investigations, and federal, state, and local employment laws (including but not limited to: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, EEOC, HIPAA, COBRA, FLSA, ADAA, workers compensation, and FMLA leave of absence laws)

  • Ability to work on Pacific Standard Time (PST), regardless of location in the country

  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence teams, build effective relationships, and possess skills to flex style and interact with associates effectively

  • High level of integrity and the demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to prioritize challenging demands and manage time effectively in a fast paced environment

  • Prompt in responding to issues

  • Ability to provide and receive critical feedback for growth of associates and self

Rewards & Benefits:

You will enjoy a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2022-181824
Location US-TX-Dallas
Address 3131 Forrest Lane, Suite 400
Zip Code 75234
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 4/21/2022 2:05 PM
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Human Resources
Evergreen Yes

Newsweek America's Most Responsible Companies 2022
Great Place to Work Certified
The Inquirer: Top Work Places 2019
Vault Top Ranked Intership 2020