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Employee Relations Business Partner, Accommodations

Austin, TX 78701
  • Job Code
    200235360
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 2, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200235360

Home Office: Yes

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary prod...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 2, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200235360

Home Office: Yes

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

The people here at Apple don't just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.

Employee Relations is a global team that assists managers and the People Team in dealing with employee issues and concerns including policy interpretation, investigations and compliance.

The Accommodation Business Partner designs and administers proactive programs, procedures and plans related to employee relations activities. In this role, you will provide guidance and training to Employee Relations partners, People Business Partners, managers and employees on employee relations issues related to medical conditions, such as leave policies and reasonable accommodations. This role helps to improve ER efficiencies with metric-driven continuous improvement, and ensures that legal requirements are met in terms of employee relations to minimize exposure to liability.

Key Qualifications

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a demonstrated full understanding of U.S. Leave laws, deep subject matter expert of ADA/ADAAA regulations, and implementation experience.
  • Experience in providing consultation of the accommodation process to managers, HR professionals, employees, and/or business partners.
  • Demonstrable ability to drive resolution on a wide range of leave and accommodation issues, including ADA analysis and practical application.
  • 3+ years of experience in triaging and analyzing multiple (simple and complex) accommodation requests in a high volume capacity. Or related experience as a line HR manager with demonstrated Employee Relations and Accommodation experience
  • Proven ability to work independently, including the ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and balance multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Demonstrated command skills and an ability express thoughts in a clear and concise manner & influence others
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships and work collaboratively with leadership, internal and external partners and People team (HR) colleagues
  • Exceptional communication skills including effective listening, writing and presentation
  • Project Management experience preferred

Description

* Provide initial support re: consulting with ER/People partners, managers and employees on a myriad of issues including:
* Leaves of absence
* Reasonable accommodations
* Unauthorized Leaves
* Position Backfill Requests
* Returns from leave of absence with complex accommodations
* Support transitions to formal Job Search process
* Manage communication flow from multiple sources in effort to reduce delays on employee requests for assistance.
* Provide support for Apple internal partners, like Accessibility, Facilities and EH&S to streamline accommodation processes/support
* Create and manage a high volume of accommodation & leave cases to ensure data integrity. Review on a monthly/quarterly basis to assess where action can be taken to identify trends, simplify a process, support consistency across the global Accommodation team, train managers, etc. in order to support a growing client base
* Will be supporting or leading ER projects/initiatives as needed

Education & Experience

BA or 5+ years of equivalent job experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple's most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We're proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount - both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company's success. You'll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
  • Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace


Posted: 2021-04-03 Expires: 2021-05-03

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Apple, Inc.
Austin, TX 78701

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