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Employment Counsel

Rosemont IL Employment Counsel The candidate will be providing knowledgeable and practical legal advice to human resources professionals regarding day-to-day legal concerns and consequences, including discipline, counseling and discharge, non-discrimination, non-harassment, wage and hour practices, and government contractor compliance requirements. Responding to attorney letters and administrative charges involving employment-related concerns. Providing guidance to human resources professionals on ADA interactive process discussions and FMLA compliance. Drafting and negotiating Separation Agreements and OWBPA disclosures. Responding to employment-related subpoenas. Managing outside counsel in handling employment litigation and reducing the costs associated with outside counsel, as needed. Maintaining working knowledge of company policies and federal, state and local legislation. Advising human resources departments and operating business managers on pending changes in employment laws. Other projects or duties as assigned. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-12

Senior Legal Counsel, Employment

Chicago IL Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Will report to the Assistant General Counsel & Director, Global Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and other internal stakeholders and interface with outside counsel with regard to general employment law matters. Counsel internal clients on various day-to-day employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Advise on employee compensation and benefit matters including compensation plans. Respond to claims and demand letters. Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to review, create, and enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Develop, revise and implement employment-related policies and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Develop and update policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiate and document employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Manage employment related litigation and coordinate external counsel as needed. Provide legal counsel and support with HR-related elements of strategic transactions / acquisitions, including due diligence, especially with regard to employee benefits, compensation plans and other qualified and non-qualified plan issues. Negotiate/Draft employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals. Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions and pre / post-close implementation.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a US accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 10+ years of experience with 6+ years in risk mitigation related to key employee life-cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations) with preference given to in-house experience with a public international company. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. Experience with employment related issues in M&A and corporate transactions is desired. Strong drafting and negotiations skills are needed. Occasional travel is required. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is an asset. Should ideally be interested in technology, computers, and software.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-02

Senior Counsel, Commercial/employment

Lombard IL Senior Counsel, Commercial/Employment The candidate will provide support to the Deputy General Counsel in the areas of commercial contracts (drafting, negotiation and consultation with operational partners); RFP issue spotting, negotiation and management; creating and reviewing reports on key transactions to senior management; collaborating with outside counsel on commercial matters; and identifying and communicating potential legal risks in commercial contracts. Assist in the drafting, review and negotiation of various vendor agreements, charter agreements and master services agreements. Assist in identifying commercials risks (legal and operational) across the enterprise with respect to the Company s key commercial contracts/agreements. Engage with operational leadership on needed information and data to facilitate contract drafting and editing. Under the direction of the Associate General Counsel Labor, Employment & Compliance, provide support to all departments to foster compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to employment and labor. Provide support to HR in employee hiring, discipline and terminations (including grievance and arbitration process). Help to develop and implement policies and practices that mitigate risk and promote compliance with existing and developing law with respect to ongoing commercial and employment/labor matters. Promote and maintain governance and compliance matters generally with a strong understanding of location needs and mindset, including working with Human Resources to educate and train the workforce in employment law issues. Assistance with local labor grievance and arbitrations, and workers compensation litigation cases, in collaboration with the General Counsel, Human Resources, Labor and Operations. Collaborate with local outside counsels. Other duties as required.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree and JD, Licensed to practice in one or more States. Should have 5+ years of relevant legal experience, including contract drafting/review, employment/labor law and labor relations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid focus and attention to detail. Can responsively prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic and time-sensitive environment. Self-directed individual with the ability to work independently yet also work collaboratively with the legal team as well as with a highly matrixed internal client base. Demonstrated ability to synthesize complicated legal and business issues into practical and effective guidance. Excellent critical thinking, drafting, and negotiation skills with the ability to work collaboratively with business partners to identify and allocate risk within contracts and resolve using commercially reasonable terms. High degree of integrity and intellectual curiosity. Experience with the transportation industry or public procurement and fluency in French are a plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-23

Associate General Counsel, Employment Law

Chicago IL Associate General Counsel, Employment Law Duties: Responsible for strategy and execution of global labor and employment for the company. Provide in-house legal counsel on matters involving all stages of the employee life cycle, including hiring and talent acquisition, background checks, onboarding, employee relations, wage and hour laws, compensation and benefits, accommodations and leaves of absence, discipline and performance management, terminations, restructurings and reductions in force, offboarding and restrictive covenants. Draft and support application of global and country-specific employment policies. Draft and regularly update employment-related agreements. Conduct diligence and provide employment law counsel for global mergers and acquisitions. Provide guidance and support with respect to global labor organizations and works councils. Manage and support all internal investigations related to employment issues and concerns. Manage global employment litigation and agency matters, including EEOC matters and OFCCP audits. Support and collaborate with cross-functional teams to further strategic initiatives, including the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team and the COVID task force. Provide strategic, high quality and business-savvy labor and employment-related legal counsel to the Company s global Human Resources professionals and global leadership. Drive compliance with relevant laws and regulations, provide advice on legal risk related to employee-issues aligned with the company's business goals, and support the company's culture of workplace fairness and equity.

Qualifications: J.D. and licensed to practice in the U.S. and 8+ years of employment law experience. In-house experience desired. Experience or strong interest in global employment law matters. Demonstrated growth mindset. Strong communication skills. Effective leadership and collaboration skills. Ability to prioritize efficiently and multi-task.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-23

Associate General Counsel, Labor and Employment

Chicago IL Associate General Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel responsible for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Immigration, and Compliance employment law support, and handle a wide range of employment law-related issues, with a focus on providing legal advice on global diversity, equity and inclusion matters, immigration, and general HR compliance, and provide advice and counsel to the company's Global Talent Mobility team. Will work cross functionally with partners across all geographic regions. Provide legal advice, counsel, and support to key partners in Human Resources, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Recruiting, Global Talent Mobility, and HR Compliance on a broad range of employment legal matters. Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and provide proactive, strategic advice to the Employment Law Group and relevant stakeholders. Lead privileged internal audits and process reviews, and new policy and program creation and implementation. Partner, advise, and collaborate with other employment lawyers, the broader legal team, and key teams and stakeholders across the company on relevant matters/issues. Draft and maintain employment-related documents, policies, and processes. Proactively identify where new and/or improved processes will lead to greater efficiencies and develop and implement appropriate process improvements and efficiencies, partnering with above teams as necessary. Travel throughout the US and internationally as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and membership in at least one State Bar. Must have 8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney with 6+ years of experience in labor and employment law. In-house legal department experience is required. Experience with counseling on, or litigation related to, recruiting/relocation programs and/or immigration compliance, and/or OFCCP Compliance is needed. Experience advising on international employment issues and supporting clients outside the US is preferred. Experience counseling on global Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion matters is desired. Experience counseling business and HR teams on remote work, alternative work arrangements, and/or general people movement strategies is an asset.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-23

Corporate Counsel Ii (employment)

Naperville IL Corporate Counsel II (Employment) Responsibilities: Communicates effectively and informs direct leader of issues, status, and results of assigned tasks. Identifies legal issues and recommends responsive action, as appropriate. Engages with ALDI business and external parties/suppliers involved in the legal process, and internal/external counsel regarding relevant areas of expertise. Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility. Researches, analyzes, and keeps current on legal issues and laws, legislation, regulations, and court decisions affecting the relevant area(s) of law. Serves as a liaison for various areas of National Services, including creating and reviewing related agreements; works strategically to provide guidance to internal team members and relevant areas of the business. Evaluates and analyzes legal cases then reports findings to direct leader; researches unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes. Performs pre-litigation work to minimize risks and potential legal liability, at the instruction of direct leader. Assists in analyzing current company procedures to identify best practices. Assists with preparation and analysis of data to identify exposures and risks. Supports strategies for reducing costs and transferring risk. Provides proactive analysis of current projects and analytical review of reported results. Performs special projects as requested. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates agreements. Drafts memorandums, attorney correspondence, reports, and other pleadings as requested. Conducts legal research and responds to legal inquiries from multiple areas of the business. Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies or a related field. J.D. required from an ABA-accredited law school; licensed to practice in Illinois (or immediate ability to become licensed) required. Should have 5 years of progressive experience in a business environment. Or, a combination of education and experience provides equivalent knowledge. Prior experience in a law firm, corporate legal department, and/or in-house legal counsel experience preferred. Overall broad knowledge of contract law, litigation, employment law, and/or commercial disputes required.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-22
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Employee Relations Specialist
In-House,Amazon Web Services LLC
Location : Chicago, IL, United States

Employee Relations Specialist, AWS Responsibilities: Conduct, analyze, and action plan from multiple levels of employee feedback and other data to drive and sustain positive employee relations. Work directly with AWS employees at all levels to ident... + read more

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Employment Counsel
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Location : Barrington, IL, United States

Employment Counsel The candidate will provide day-to-day employment law advice and counsel to HR and management on a variety of subjects including employee terminations, FMLA and other protected leaves, ADA reasonable accommodations, employee relat... + read more

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Employment Counsel
Refer job# MFDA168010
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will be providing knowledgeable and practical legal advice to human resources professionals regarding day-to-day legal concerns and consequences, including discipline, counseling and discharge, non-discrimination, non-harassment, wage and hour practices, and government contractor compliance requirements. Responding to attorney letters and administrative charges involving employment-related concerns. Providing guidance to human resources professionals on ADA interactive process discussions and FMLA compliance. Drafting and negotiating Separation Agreements and OWBPA disclosures. Responding to employment-related subpoenas. Managing outside counsel in handling employment litigation and reducing the costs associated with outside counsel, as needed. Maintaining working knowledge of company policies and federal, state and local legislation. Advising human resources departments and operating business managers on pending changes in employment laws. Other projects or duties as assigned.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# RJDO167831
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Will report to the Assistant General Counsel & Director, Global Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and other internal stakeholders and interface with outside counsel with regard to general employment law matters. Counsel internal clients on various day-to-day employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Advise on employee compensation and benefit matters including compensation plans. Respond to claims and demand letters. Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to review, create, and enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Develop, revise and implement employment-related policies and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Develop and update policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiate and document employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Manage employment related litigation and coordinate external counsel as needed. Provide legal counsel and support with HR-related elements of strategic transactions / acquisitions, including due diligence, especially with regard to employee benefits, compensation plans and other qualified and non-qualified plan issues. Negotiate/Draft employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals. Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions and pre / post-close implementation.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a US accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 10+ years of experience with 6+ years in risk mitigation related to key employee life-cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations) with preference given to in-house experience with a public international company. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. Experience with employment related issues in M&A and corporate transactions is desired. Strong drafting and negotiations skills are needed. Occasional travel is required. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is an asset. Should ideally be interested in technology, computers, and software.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel, Commercial/employment
Refer job# JMZM167493
 
Senior Counsel, Commercial/Employment The candidate will provide support to the Deputy General Counsel in the areas of commercial contracts (drafting, negotiation and consultation with operational partners); RFP issue spotting, negotiation and management; creating and reviewing reports on key transactions to senior management; collaborating with outside counsel on commercial matters; and identifying and communicating potential legal risks in commercial contracts. Assist in the drafting, review and negotiation of various vendor agreements, charter agreements and master services agreements. Assist in identifying commercials risks (legal and operational) across the enterprise with respect to the Company s key commercial contracts/agreements. Engage with operational leadership on needed information and data to facilitate contract drafting and editing. Under the direction of the Associate General Counsel Labor, Employment & Compliance, provide support to all departments to foster compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to employment and labor. Provide support to HR in employee hiring, discipline and terminations (including grievance and arbitration process). Help to develop and implement policies and practices that mitigate risk and promote compliance with existing and developing law with respect to ongoing commercial and employment/labor matters. Promote and maintain governance and compliance matters generally with a strong understanding of location needs and mindset, including working with Human Resources to educate and train the workforce in employment law issues. Assistance with local labor grievance and arbitrations, and workers compensation litigation cases, in collaboration with the General Counsel, Human Resources, Labor and Operations. Collaborate with local outside counsels. Other duties as required.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree and JD, Licensed to practice in one or more States. Should have 5+ years of relevant legal experience, including contract drafting/review, employment/labor law and labor relations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid focus and attention to detail. Can responsively prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic and time-sensitive environment. Self-directed individual with the ability to work independently yet also work collaboratively with the legal team as well as with a highly matrixed internal client base. Demonstrated ability to synthesize complicated legal and business issues into practical and effective guidance. Excellent critical thinking, drafting, and negotiation skills with the ability to work collaboratively with business partners to identify and allocate risk within contracts and resolve using commercially reasonable terms. High degree of integrity and intellectual curiosity. Experience with the transportation industry or public procurement and fluency in French are a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Associate General Counsel, Employment Law
Refer job# ELDL167501
 
Associate General Counsel, Employment Law Duties: Responsible for strategy and execution of global labor and employment for the company. Provide in-house legal counsel on matters involving all stages of the employee life cycle, including hiring and talent acquisition, background checks, onboarding, employee relations, wage and hour laws, compensation and benefits, accommodations and leaves of absence, discipline and performance management, terminations, restructurings and reductions in force, offboarding and restrictive covenants. Draft and support application of global and country-specific employment policies. Draft and regularly update employment-related agreements. Conduct diligence and provide employment law counsel for global mergers and acquisitions. Provide guidance and support with respect to global labor organizations and works councils. Manage and support all internal investigations related to employment issues and concerns. Manage global employment litigation and agency matters, including EEOC matters and OFCCP audits. Support and collaborate with cross-functional teams to further strategic initiatives, including the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team and the COVID task force. Provide strategic, high quality and business-savvy labor and employment-related legal counsel to the Company s global Human Resources professionals and global leadership. Drive compliance with relevant laws and regulations, provide advice on legal risk related to employee-issues aligned with the company's business goals, and support the company's culture of workplace fairness and equity.

Qualifications: J.D. and licensed to practice in the U.S. and 8+ years of employment law experience. In-house experience desired. Experience or strong interest in global employment law matters. Demonstrated growth mindset. Strong communication skills. Effective leadership and collaboration skills. Ability to prioritize efficiently and multi-task.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate General Counsel, Labor and Employment
Refer job# XAUD167564
 
Associate General Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel responsible for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Immigration, and Compliance employment law support, and handle a wide range of employment law-related issues, with a focus on providing legal advice on global diversity, equity and inclusion matters, immigration, and general HR compliance, and provide advice and counsel to the company's Global Talent Mobility team. Will work cross functionally with partners across all geographic regions. Provide legal advice, counsel, and support to key partners in Human Resources, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Recruiting, Global Talent Mobility, and HR Compliance on a broad range of employment legal matters. Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government enforcement activities relating to the above substantive legal areas, and provide proactive, strategic advice to the Employment Law Group and relevant stakeholders. Lead privileged internal audits and process reviews, and new policy and program creation and implementation. Partner, advise, and collaborate with other employment lawyers, the broader legal team, and key teams and stakeholders across the company on relevant matters/issues. Draft and maintain employment-related documents, policies, and processes. Proactively identify where new and/or improved processes will lead to greater efficiencies and develop and implement appropriate process improvements and efficiencies, partnering with above teams as necessary. Travel throughout the US and internationally as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and membership in at least one State Bar. Must have 8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney with 6+ years of experience in labor and employment law. In-house legal department experience is required. Experience with counseling on, or litigation related to, recruiting/relocation programs and/or immigration compliance, and/or OFCCP Compliance is needed. Experience advising on international employment issues and supporting clients outside the US is preferred. Experience counseling on global Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion matters is desired. Experience counseling business and HR teams on remote work, alternative work arrangements, and/or general people movement strategies is an asset.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel Ii (employment)
Refer job# UWKO167432
 
Corporate Counsel II (Employment) Responsibilities: Communicates effectively and informs direct leader of issues, status, and results of assigned tasks. Identifies legal issues and recommends responsive action, as appropriate. Engages with ALDI business and external parties/suppliers involved in the legal process, and internal/external counsel regarding relevant areas of expertise. Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility. Researches, analyzes, and keeps current on legal issues and laws, legislation, regulations, and court decisions affecting the relevant area(s) of law. Serves as a liaison for various areas of National Services, including creating and reviewing related agreements; works strategically to provide guidance to internal team members and relevant areas of the business. Evaluates and analyzes legal cases then reports findings to direct leader; researches unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes. Performs pre-litigation work to minimize risks and potential legal liability, at the instruction of direct leader. Assists in analyzing current company procedures to identify best practices. Assists with preparation and analysis of data to identify exposures and risks. Supports strategies for reducing costs and transferring risk. Provides proactive analysis of current projects and analytical review of reported results. Performs special projects as requested. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates agreements. Drafts memorandums, attorney correspondence, reports, and other pleadings as requested. Conducts legal research and responds to legal inquiries from multiple areas of the business. Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies or a related field. J.D. required from an ABA-accredited law school; licensed to practice in Illinois (or immediate ability to become licensed) required. Should have 5 years of progressive experience in a business environment. Or, a combination of education and experience provides equivalent knowledge. Prior experience in a law firm, corporate legal department, and/or in-house legal counsel experience preferred. Overall broad knowledge of contract law, litigation, employment law, and/or commercial disputes required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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