Tennessee State Government, Memphis, TN Labor Negotiator, 1996 - Present
Served as advisor to the Director of Labor Negotiations. Negotiated comprehensive labor contracts between the state of Tennessee and exclusive representatives. Participated in development and administration of state labor relations policies. Participated in the development of labor contract costing models and database management systems. Dealt with labor/management issues brought forth to the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC).
Williams Energy Company, Arlington, VA Industrial Relations Manager, Eastern Region, 1990 - 1996
Responsible for employment and placement, pension and welfare plans, personnel data center, wage and salary administration, and labor relations for the eastern region of one of the country's largest utilities. Responsible for the implementation of a job evaluation system. Negotiated new sick plan and dental benefits for salaried workers.