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Labor Relations Analyst

Job ID: 38224
Department: Rail Transit
Location: Journal Square Transp. Center


Under the direct supervision of the Chief Negotiator, PATH Labor Relations, the incumbent provides analytic and logistical support to execute PATH’s collective bargaining strategies and labor relations functions, to include dispute resolution and application of contract language.  Key tasks include economic analysis of bargaining positions and strategies; industry research; analytic support for preparation of grievance responses and arbitration positions; and consultation to PATH staff and union officials regarding appropriate interpretation of contract language.  The incumbent performs analysis pertinent to PATH’s attendance management function, to include research of best practices, implementation of training and educational protocols, and transactional administration of attendance/absence matters.

Additional responsibilities include managing PATH Corporation and PATH Department new employee on-boarding; administering discipline and grievance disputes for issues related to attendance; implementing strategies that overcome FRSA whistleblower challenges and updating /implementing  the PATH Attendance Policy (including support on all legal and labor directed challenges).

Note - The incumbent of this position has a high visibility and mission critical role managing COVID absence tracking and contact tracing, interfacing 24x7 with HRD/OMS/field supervisors to efficiently manage covid issues; and coordinating data and analytics for absence and vaccination processes.  The incumbent is a direct contact for Executive level dashboard analytics and weekly data review.

Note - This is a Port Authority Position.  The incumbent is not enrolled into Railroad Retirement.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Labor Relations Management, Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Economics, or related field, with coursework and preparation in analytics.
  • 2 years’ experience in a Labor Relations oriented function or equivalent academic preparation in analytics and research.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • A Master’s Degree in Industrial/organizational psychology, Social Sciences, Labor Relations; or another field with emphasis on analytic preparation is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Demonstrated ability to persuade management and field staff at all levels regarding appropriate handling of disputes or bargaining positions.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, and ability to convey technical information in written form.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently implement strategies to facilitate attendance and engagement.
  • Strong demonstrated  independent project managements skills.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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