CBS Corporation Director, Labor Relations in Studio City, California

Director, Labor Relations

REF#: 32632


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand — "the Eye" — one of the most-recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences.


Supporting the Vice Presidents of the CBS West Coast Labor Relations team. Work with unions and business groups in contract negotiations, grievance resolution, arbitration's, interpretation and resolution of issues relating to collective bargaining agreements. Provide direction to business units such as CBS Studios, Human Resources, Business Affairs, Legal, Operations and Facilities regarding labor relations and negotiations.

Negotiate and draft contract language and manage relationships with unions and guilds and its representatives.

Assist with planning strategy for labor negotiations.

Represent the Company in union grievances, disputes, arbitration's or litigation, as well as hearings and administrative procedures.

Collection, analysis and distribution of information that is needed by department both on a routine basis and for special projects and maintain various databases.

Assist with the remitting of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to Unions and Guilds required by collective bargaining agreements.


Four year college degree preferred.

JD preferred but not required.

3-5 years of experience in labor relations required, preferably in the entertainment industry.

Knowledge of entertainment industry production and understanding of production work flow and the various production job duties preferable

Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and analytical skills and the ability to develop and maintain spreadsheets and matrices.

Highly organized with the ability to plan the resolution of complex issues.

Sound judgment to distinguish relevant information, assimilate and analyze facts, and apply relevant problem solving techniques.

Ability to work collaboratively with the labor, legal, production and business unit leadership.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled