Steve Eisenhardt has been named SVP Labor Relations at NBCUniversal with his appointment effective November 18, about two weeks after the DGA and the the Alliance of Motion Picture and TV Producers head to the bargaining table. That kicks off a round of key union contract negotiations over the next few months that include SAG-AFTRA and the WGA. Eisenhardt joins from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, where he was VP Employee and Labor Relations. At NBCU he will oversee at the corporate level all labor relations issues — including contract negotiations and matters relating to interpretation and application of collective bargaining agreements — for all of business units including the film, TV, and theme park operations.

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