Nancy Cleeland

Employee Relations Editor

Nancy is a long-time journalist who covered labor and immigration for the Los Angeles Times and the U.S.-Mexico border for the San Diego Union-Tribune. She was the lead writer on a series about Wal-Mart's international labor practices that won a Pulitzer Prize. She also held senior communications positions for several federal labor agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Mine Safety and Health Administration. She joined the SHRM editorial team in early 2020. Contact her at 


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