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

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

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Burlington Associate Relations Manager in Redlands, California

LOCATION 1520 Industrial Park Avenue Redlands CA US 92374


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

This role can be based anywhere on the West Coast- PST.

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)

  • Understanding of CA employment law

  • 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

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.

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 2021-168249

Location US-CA-Redlands

Address 1520 Industrial Park Avenue

Shopping Center Tri City Shopping Center

Zip Code 92374

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 10/8/2021 1:27 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Human Resources

Evergreen Yes

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