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Associate General Counsel Labor And Employment

Buffalo NY Associate General Counsel- Labor And Employment The candidate will provide legal counsel and assistance to RFP teams at M&T with respect to labor and employment related questions and certifications; participate in and provide advice on efforts to prepare, implement and refine best-in-class labor and employment-related practices, policies, guidelines, tools, programs and forms that align with M&Ts employee engagement strategy, values and business goals;Represent and defend M&T in employment disputes, including attorney letters and administrative charges and complaints, including from the EEOC and the NY Division of Human Rights; Oversee external counsel retained to advise on labor and employment law matters and employment litigation; Identify, evaluate and escalate legal risks affecting M&T relating to labor and employment law issues; Partner with M&Ts Compliance, Risk and Audit groups on labor and employment law matters; Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks;Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions.Manage a team of legal professionals comprising the Employment Law Team within the Legal Division (being one other employment attorney, an employee benefits/ERISA attorney and a paralegal), including preparing and delivering dashboards, reporting and metrics for the Employment Law Team to best manage legal resources, workflow and legal risk.

The candidate should have J.D. degree required. Licensed to practice law in New York (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license).Minimum of 7 plus years of relevant experience practicing law. Ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment; experience in leading and facilitating change. Experience identifying, evaluating and escalating legal risk issues.Strong communication skills to deal with internal and external constituencies, including senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-08

Corporate Counsel - Employment

Everett MA Corporate Counsel - Employment RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures all core values and property and department standards are implemented and applied. Manages short-and long-term departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement. Identifies key drivers of success. Manages the departmental performance, and the accuracy, confidentiality, and thoroughness of departmental policies and procedures; records and reports. Monitors all activities of the department to ensure that all applicable internal policies, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and controls property wide are enforced. Ensures department delivers and maintains a maximum level of property-wide service and satisfaction. Facilitates communication throughout the property by organizing and presiding over regularly scheduled meetings with team members within the department and with other departments as appropriate to ensure property wide communication. Responsible for hiring, performance management, and employee engagement within the department. Provides training opportunities, constructive and positive feedback to team members within area of responsibility. Creates a motivating environment. Keeps informed of all new developments within the department and makes recommendations designed to maximize department and company success. Effectively manages internal and external guest relations, which will require levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Responsible for addressing guest and team member issues as appropriate. Manages multiple priorities simultaneously and meets deadlines, often in stressful and high-pressure situations. Advising management and Human Resources on day-to-day employee relations matters including recruiting, hiring, employee discipline, performance management, benefits, terminations, and restructurings. Monitoring labor, employment, and benefits law developments and recommending changes to company policies, while assisting with the creation of additional policies that may be needed. Managing any and all employment-related litigation and administrative matters (e.g. OSHA, DOL, EEOC) and related investigations. Assisting the General Counsel with reporting of labor and employment matters to senior management and its Board of Directors. Managing labor relations matters and coordinating with Human Resources and outside counsel, including advising on collective bargaining agreement negotiations and grievances. Conducting internal investigations related to personnel matters. Providing counsel and guidance to Human Resources personnel conducting investigations. Managing the selection and ongoing coordination with outside counsel on any or all of the above matters. Identifying opportunities for efficiencies and coordinating with outside counsel, vendors and colleagues on process improvements. Providing training to management and Human Resources on employment law topics and other employment law compliance activities. Promote positive, fair, and ethical relations with all team member, with all contractors, and in all interactions within the Host and Surrounding communities as an ambassador of the brand.

Requirements: JD Degree. Will be required to obtain and maintain registration or a license issued by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. 8+ years of work experience primarily related to labor and employment issues and 3-5 years of in-house counsel experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment, with evolving demands and priorities. Self-starter that is able to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to address multiple and complex labor and employment matters, while balancing legal, business, and organizational considerations. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language a plus. Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Senior Director, Labor & Employment Counsel

Miramar FL Senior Director, Labor & Employment Counsel The candidate will oversee and direct the legal counsel and advice to senior leadership and human resources regarding employment law and labor relations. Provide strategic legal advice to business leaders and HR professionals regarding matters involving labor and employment, including benefits, collective bargaining agreement requirements, anti-discrimination and leave laws (i.e., Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, and state law equivalents). Investigate allegations of harassment and discrimination; prepare responses to EEOC and other administrative charges. Prepare legal documents and reviewing company policies and handbooks. Provide support to General Counsel. Protect the organization's rights, obligations, privileges and legal interests by providing legal direction and ensuring legal activities meet needs of the organization, including, for example, affirmative action plans, pay equity, etc. Identify and analyze legal issues, draft key documents, present clear recommendations, and assure legal compliance, Manage investigations of employee complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation in order to provide legal advice and manage risk, Develop and maintain relationships with union leaders representing the Companys organized employees. Lead and manage legal aspects of collective bargaining for Companys 28 collective bargaining agreements. Advise business leaders regarding union campaigns and union avoidance. Advise business leaders regarding grievances and matters concerning labor relations. Provide basic advice on immigration issues and manage outside counsel regarding immigration matters. Anticipate issues, estimate risks strategically and identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks. Partner with outside labor and employment counsel to maintain compliance and accomplish goals. Oversee labor and employment litigation.

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and 12-15 years of experience or equivalent education and related experience. JD from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law. 10 years of legal practice experience with a law firm and/or in house legal department, including experience in traditional labor matters, collective bargaining negotiations, and people management experience. Knowledge of the major responsibilities, accountabilities, and organization of the legal function or department; ability to provide legal consulting, advice and assistance. Knowledge of and ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from both legal and factual information. Knowledge of domestic and international laws governing commerce and ability to interpret and take action on the aspects of such laws that impact the business. Demonstrated sound business ethics and consistently adhering to and promoting these in all business and personal transactions. Should preferably have prior experience with Teamsters and UFCW. Prior experience with working with a highly regulated industry. Advanced degree in labor relations and/or human resources. Prior experience using Legal Files software and DocuSign. Excellent communication and writing skills. Experience in and understanding of a wide variety of analytical processes (governance, measurement, etc.). Knowledge of other MS Office Suite and/or software applications related to job functions.
Legal 12 - 15 Full-time 2019-12-07

Director, Counsel - Employment

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will assist the Companys business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the companys California operations.Will be based in the Los Angeles market and requires at least 8 years of experience handling employment litigation/arbitration and other employment matters at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department and extensive knowledge of California employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including but not limited to, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Will be a collaborative team player with at least 8 years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Labor and Employment Counsel

Chicago IL Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will provide practical L&E legal advice and strategic litigation management across firms U.S. Operations function and manufacturing facilities. Will work closely with firm partners to accomplish the Companys workforce objectives while minimizing risk across various personnel matters, including performance management; reductions in force; talent acquisition; union relations; leaves of absence and accommodations; EEO/affirmative action; employee benefits, compensation and rewards; and learning and development, among other area. Be responsible for managing outside counsel retained to represent firm in L&E litigation and providing L&E support on key business initiatives and human resource projects. Counsel Human Resources on compliance with state and federal employment laws including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA; review and update employment policies and plan, including employee handbooks, bonus plans, compensation guidelines, summary plan descriptions and severance programs; train and advise HR on recent developments in employment law; support Labor Relations and factory HR partners in responding to union grievances, ULPs and arbitrations and implementing the Companys union avoidance strategy; conduct legal review (including adverse impact analyses and WARN assessments) of workforce reductions, consolidations and restructurings; ensure wage and hour compliance through overtime, meal and rest break and employee classification audits. Draft and submit position statements, responses to information requests and other responsive submissions in state and federal administrative agencies matters; represent firm in mediations and negotiate and draft settlement and separation agreements; respond to and resolve pre-litigation demands. Oversee outside counsel in L&E matters, including establishing case strategy, reviewing and approving pleadings, discovery responses and dispositive motions and briefs, among other dispute management tasks; manage outside counsel spend to budget.

The candidate should have a JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be a member of the Illinois State Bar in good standing. Superior written and verbal communication skills essential. Should have 5+ years of labor and employment practice; law firm experience. Traditional labor experience required; employee benefits experience or interest preferred. Must have in-depth knowledge of anti-discrimination/harassment/retaliation laws, leave of absence and accommodation obligations, federal and state wage and hour requirements and traditional labor laws (NLRB).
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Labor And Employment Counsel

Benton Harbor MI Labor And Employment Counsel The candidate to join Human Resources Legal Team reporting to the Chief Labor and Employment Counsel. Will also work closely with the Employee Experience team. Will represent and provide counsel to the Company on all matters related to labor and employment law. Will be an integral part of the Human Resources Legal team as it supports Company's human resources, labor, and employment activities. Job Responsibilities: Provide advice and counsel to management regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to the ADAFMLA, USERRA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers' issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters. Provide representation for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, OFCCP, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations under Companys local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation and interface with outside counsel. Support counseling for employment and labor matters in select countries where Whirlpool does business. Provide advice and counsel on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to HR Legal team's annual objectives,the Company and Human Resource teams initiatives, and work on continuous improvement of our policies and processes. Juris Doctorate is required. 3+ years experience at a law firm or as in-house counsel with a practice that focuses on labor and employment is required. Must be Licensed to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States and must be a member in good standing with that State bar. Active license to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States is required. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment is preferred. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls is preferred. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment is preferred. Significant L&E experience at a law firm, company, or in a government practice with an established labor and employment practice is preferred. Experience with class actions is preferred. Demonstrated effectiveness in the practice of employment and labor with particular emphasis on NLRA / union issues, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, FLSA, and employment-related torts and litigation is preferred. Experience with global employment and/or litigation issues is preferred. Strong working knowledge of English language (oral and written) is preferred. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-06

Employment Counsel

Broomfield CO Employment Counsel The candidate will be a member of the Labor and Employment legal team. Provide legal advice, counsel and support to Human Resources, Employment Investigations, HR Compliance, HR Programs, and senior leaders on a significant and diverse volume of employment law matters including accommodations, discipline, compensation, leaves of absences, meal and rest periods, FMLA, FLSA issues, EEO requirements, social media, separations, independent contractor classification, recruiting and hiring, and policies and procedures. Understand and distill the practical ramifications of complex legal issues (including regulatory requirements) into concise summaries supporting thoughtful, well-reasoned recommendations and clearly and succinctly articulate the associated risks. Engage with and manage outside counsel to effectively resolve threatened or outstanding employment litigation matters and establish best practices for prevention of litigation; respond to EEOC and state fair employment agency discrimination charges and other types of employment-related agency complaints. Assist in the preparation and presentation of legal training to HR and business leaders. Adhere to and support standards and goals of the company and the legal department. Other duties as assigned.

The candidate must have JD degree from accredited law school and active state bar license. Should have 3-5 years legal experience focused in employment law, with significant time devoted to advice and counseling; in-house experience with a major corporation strongly preferred. Demonstrated connection to Colorado, and/or to ski or hospitality industry; local (CO based) candidates preferred. Should have demonstrated ability to work under high pressure conditions, meet aggressive deadlines and to successfully handle urgent situations with patience and diplomacy. Must have a passion for promoting a positive, productive culture that furthers the company mission of "Experience of a Lifetime". Should have ability to build credibility quickly and provide strong legal support for complex and challenging business opportunities while positively and successfully managing relationships within diverse groups of stakeholders. Should preferably have experience working in a sophisticated and fast paced in-house legal department. Should have strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation. Must be strong team player with the ability to adapt and work well with a variety of personalities.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2019-12-02

Corporate - General Attorney / Finance - General Attorney / Labor & Employment Attorney in Pleasant

Pleasant Grove UT In-House Counsel Responsibilities: Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.). Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies. Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues. Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust. Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company s full legal rights. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization. Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility. Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.

Qualifications: MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage. License to practice in Utah. Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment. Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures. Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation. Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies. High degree of professional ethics and integrity. Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information. Outstanding communication skills.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Corporate - M&A Attorney / Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets Attorney / Labor & Employment

Pittsburgh PA Counsel The candidate will manage a broad range of legal matters with a focus on litigation and dispute resolution involving customers, suppliers, employees, and other third parties. Will collaborate with business leaders and cross-functional teams to effectively mitigate commercial risks, support corporate strategies and business objectives, and effectively advise and train business personnel concerning day-to-day commercial, contractual, compliance and other corporate matters. Handle and lead a variety of legal matters, including complex legal matters, and projects. Lead project teams and cross-functional groups. Supervise and provide direction to other team members. Provide practical and actionable advice to management on legal matters, developments and changes in laws and regulations, develops policies and ensures compliance in those areas. Negotiate, draft, and review legal documents and agreements to accomplish business objectives.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with excellent academic credentials. Must be a PA licensed attorney with a diverse legal background and 6+ years (8+ years preferred) of experience handling a variety of complex commercial and dispute-related matters. Should have significant experience in a law firm, preferably a national or major regional firm, or in-house department, preferably for a large corporation. Must have subject matter expertise in one ore more practice areas, including business litigation, commercial law and sales, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, securities and financing, etc. Complex legal document drafting, review, and negotiations skills are required.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Labor & Employment Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati OH Counsel-Lead Employ/HR Attorney The candidate will provide legal advice and counsel in the area of labor and employment law to all firm's business units. Will provide legal advice on both a preventive basis and after problems have arisen. Manages employment claims and litigation directly and/or through outside counsel. Works with minimal supervision and escalates to Law and business unit senior management as appropriate. Provides labor/employment-related legal services required by all firm's business units. Promotes and engages in early dispute resolution; manages W&S Agency Dispute Resolution Program. Drafts, reviews, and revises legal documents (e.g., contracts, employment agreements, employee handbooks, letters of understanding, separation agreements, waivers and releases, settlement agreements, etc.) with minimal direct supervision. Communicates and negotiates with other attorneys, business unit managers, and federal, state and local agencies to accomplish goals and resolve disputes. Drafts position statements in response to administrative charges of employment discrimination or other inquiries from governmental agencies and/or self-regulatory authorities. Provides legal advice and support to Home Office and Agency Human Resources Managers on the daily handling of labor and employment matters, as well as compensation administration. Provides counsel to all levels of management across firm's business units regarding compliance with the full range of labor and employment laws and regulations with minimal direct supervision. Undertakes and manages complex research assignments from General Counsel/Deputy General Counsel and other senior officers. Provides policy and training support in the development and implementation of preventive labor/employment law programs, including presenting or facilitating at seminars and workshops. Provides support to Internal Audit team in connection with compliance with firm's policies and supports any necessary internal investigations or legal actions. Regularly interacts with Agency and firm's Senior Human Resources leadership teams to provide timely business-sensitive advice and counsel on employment decisions (terminations, demotions, promotions, assignments, etc.) and leaves of absence (FMLA, STD, LTD and ADAAA). Provides creative options to solve legal issues resulting from business decisions, and hiring and staffing practices. Provides advice on immigration matters relative to immigration laws and presents options for workforce staffing and management. Conducts or assists with internal investigations into claims of discrimination, policy violations and/or fraud. Identifies, retains and manages outside counsel handling employment litigation, and manages risks of litigation or threatened litigation in line with business unit initiatives and budgetary considerations. Promotes efficient and effective dispute resolution and litigation management. Influences business unit leadership throughout the organization to exercise fair, compliant and ethical behavior in the course and scope of their management decision-making. Manages complex projects involving internal cross discipline teams with minimal direct supervision. May represent firm's in administrative hearings (EEOC, DOL, state human rights commissions and unemployment agencies, etc.) on cases involving the Company with minimal direct supervision. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

The candidate must have 5+ years experience in the areas of federal labor and employment laws. Must have proven ability to work with and manage outside counsel on employment litigation. Must have demonstrated leadership capabilities and skills in building relationships with business unit clients and other attorneys. Must have demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information, verbally and in writing, to internal and external customers at all levels in a clear, accurate, focused and concise manner. Should have Juris Doctor degree from a recognized law school and above average class standing. Must be proficient in the use of word processing and email. Must have License to practice law in Ohio.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01
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Benefits Attorney
In-House,The Air Line Pilots Association, International
Location : Tysons Corner Virginia United States

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world (representing over 62,000 pilots at 34 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Benefits Attorney for our headquarters in Tysons, Virginia.  The Benefits A... + read more

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Associate General Counsel Labor And Employment
Refer job# DDVF147457
 
Associate General Counsel- Labor And Employment The candidate will provide legal counsel and assistance to RFP teams at M&T with respect to labor and employment related questions and certifications; participate in and provide advice on efforts to prepare, implement and refine best-in-class labor and employment-related practices, policies, guidelines, tools, programs and forms that align with M&Ts employee engagement strategy, values and business goals;Represent and defend M&T in employment disputes, including attorney letters and administrative charges and complaints, including from the EEOC and the NY Division of Human Rights; Oversee external counsel retained to advise on labor and employment law matters and employment litigation; Identify, evaluate and escalate legal risks affecting M&T relating to labor and employment law issues; Partner with M&Ts Compliance, Risk and Audit groups on labor and employment law matters; Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks;Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions.Manage a team of legal professionals comprising the Employment Law Team within the Legal Division (being one other employment attorney, an employee benefits/ERISA attorney and a paralegal), including preparing and delivering dashboards, reporting and metrics for the Employment Law Team to best manage legal resources, workflow and legal risk.

The candidate should have J.D. degree required. Licensed to practice law in New York (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license).Minimum of 7 plus years of relevant experience practicing law. Ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment; experience in leading and facilitating change. Experience identifying, evaluating and escalating legal risk issues.Strong communication skills to deal with internal and external constituencies, including senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Employment
Refer job# TWUO147430
 
Corporate Counsel - Employment RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures all core values and property and department standards are implemented and applied. Manages short-and long-term departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement. Identifies key drivers of success. Manages the departmental performance, and the accuracy, confidentiality, and thoroughness of departmental policies and procedures; records and reports. Monitors all activities of the department to ensure that all applicable internal policies, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and controls property wide are enforced. Ensures department delivers and maintains a maximum level of property-wide service and satisfaction. Facilitates communication throughout the property by organizing and presiding over regularly scheduled meetings with team members within the department and with other departments as appropriate to ensure property wide communication. Responsible for hiring, performance management, and employee engagement within the department. Provides training opportunities, constructive and positive feedback to team members within area of responsibility. Creates a motivating environment. Keeps informed of all new developments within the department and makes recommendations designed to maximize department and company success. Effectively manages internal and external guest relations, which will require levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Responsible for addressing guest and team member issues as appropriate. Manages multiple priorities simultaneously and meets deadlines, often in stressful and high-pressure situations. Advising management and Human Resources on day-to-day employee relations matters including recruiting, hiring, employee discipline, performance management, benefits, terminations, and restructurings. Monitoring labor, employment, and benefits law developments and recommending changes to company policies, while assisting with the creation of additional policies that may be needed. Managing any and all employment-related litigation and administrative matters (e.g. OSHA, DOL, EEOC) and related investigations. Assisting the General Counsel with reporting of labor and employment matters to senior management and its Board of Directors. Managing labor relations matters and coordinating with Human Resources and outside counsel, including advising on collective bargaining agreement negotiations and grievances. Conducting internal investigations related to personnel matters. Providing counsel and guidance to Human Resources personnel conducting investigations. Managing the selection and ongoing coordination with outside counsel on any or all of the above matters. Identifying opportunities for efficiencies and coordinating with outside counsel, vendors and colleagues on process improvements. Providing training to management and Human Resources on employment law topics and other employment law compliance activities. Promote positive, fair, and ethical relations with all team member, with all contractors, and in all interactions within the Host and Surrounding communities as an ambassador of the brand.

Requirements: JD Degree. Will be required to obtain and maintain registration or a license issued by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. 8+ years of work experience primarily related to labor and employment issues and 3-5 years of in-house counsel experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment, with evolving demands and priorities. Self-starter that is able to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to address multiple and complex labor and employment matters, while balancing legal, business, and organizational considerations. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure manuals, maintenance instructions, and other related documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries from other employees or guests. Fluency in English required, second language a plus. Ability to write detailed instructions and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.
 
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Senior Director, Labor & Employment Counsel
Refer job# FFPY147435
 
Senior Director, Labor & Employment Counsel The candidate will oversee and direct the legal counsel and advice to senior leadership and human resources regarding employment law and labor relations. Provide strategic legal advice to business leaders and HR professionals regarding matters involving labor and employment, including benefits, collective bargaining agreement requirements, anti-discrimination and leave laws (i.e., Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, and state law equivalents). Investigate allegations of harassment and discrimination; prepare responses to EEOC and other administrative charges. Prepare legal documents and reviewing company policies and handbooks. Provide support to General Counsel. Protect the organization's rights, obligations, privileges and legal interests by providing legal direction and ensuring legal activities meet needs of the organization, including, for example, affirmative action plans, pay equity, etc. Identify and analyze legal issues, draft key documents, present clear recommendations, and assure legal compliance, Manage investigations of employee complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation in order to provide legal advice and manage risk, Develop and maintain relationships with union leaders representing the Companys organized employees. Lead and manage legal aspects of collective bargaining for Companys 28 collective bargaining agreements. Advise business leaders regarding union campaigns and union avoidance. Advise business leaders regarding grievances and matters concerning labor relations. Provide basic advice on immigration issues and manage outside counsel regarding immigration matters. Anticipate issues, estimate risks strategically and identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks. Partner with outside labor and employment counsel to maintain compliance and accomplish goals. Oversee labor and employment litigation.

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and 12-15 years of experience or equivalent education and related experience. JD from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law. 10 years of legal practice experience with a law firm and/or in house legal department, including experience in traditional labor matters, collective bargaining negotiations, and people management experience. Knowledge of the major responsibilities, accountabilities, and organization of the legal function or department; ability to provide legal consulting, advice and assistance. Knowledge of and ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from both legal and factual information. Knowledge of domestic and international laws governing commerce and ability to interpret and take action on the aspects of such laws that impact the business. Demonstrated sound business ethics and consistently adhering to and promoting these in all business and personal transactions. Should preferably have prior experience with Teamsters and UFCW. Prior experience with working with a highly regulated industry. Advanced degree in labor relations and/or human resources. Prior experience using Legal Files software and DocuSign. Excellent communication and writing skills. Experience in and understanding of a wide variety of analytical processes (governance, measurement, etc.). Knowledge of other MS Office Suite and/or software applications related to job functions.
 
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Director, Counsel - Employment
Refer job# TDGZ147447
 
Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will assist the Companys business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the companys California operations.Will be based in the Los Angeles market and requires at least 8 years of experience handling employment litigation/arbitration and other employment matters at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department and extensive knowledge of California employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including but not limited to, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Will be a collaborative team player with at least 8 years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey.
 
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Labor and Employment Counsel
Refer job# WJWP147449
 
Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will provide practical L&E legal advice and strategic litigation management across firms U.S. Operations function and manufacturing facilities. Will work closely with firm partners to accomplish the Companys workforce objectives while minimizing risk across various personnel matters, including performance management; reductions in force; talent acquisition; union relations; leaves of absence and accommodations; EEO/affirmative action; employee benefits, compensation and rewards; and learning and development, among other area. Be responsible for managing outside counsel retained to represent firm in L&E litigation and providing L&E support on key business initiatives and human resource projects. Counsel Human Resources on compliance with state and federal employment laws including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA; review and update employment policies and plan, including employee handbooks, bonus plans, compensation guidelines, summary plan descriptions and severance programs; train and advise HR on recent developments in employment law; support Labor Relations and factory HR partners in responding to union grievances, ULPs and arbitrations and implementing the Companys union avoidance strategy; conduct legal review (including adverse impact analyses and WARN assessments) of workforce reductions, consolidations and restructurings; ensure wage and hour compliance through overtime, meal and rest break and employee classification audits. Draft and submit position statements, responses to information requests and other responsive submissions in state and federal administrative agencies matters; represent firm in mediations and negotiate and draft settlement and separation agreements; respond to and resolve pre-litigation demands. Oversee outside counsel in L&E matters, including establishing case strategy, reviewing and approving pleadings, discovery responses and dispositive motions and briefs, among other dispute management tasks; manage outside counsel spend to budget.

The candidate should have a JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be a member of the Illinois State Bar in good standing. Superior written and verbal communication skills essential. Should have 5+ years of labor and employment practice; law firm experience. Traditional labor experience required; employee benefits experience or interest preferred. Must have in-depth knowledge of anti-discrimination/harassment/retaliation laws, leave of absence and accommodation obligations, federal and state wage and hour requirements and traditional labor laws (NLRB).
 
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Labor And Employment Counsel
Refer job# PIHD147420
 
Labor And Employment Counsel The candidate to join Human Resources Legal Team reporting to the Chief Labor and Employment Counsel. Will also work closely with the Employee Experience team. Will represent and provide counsel to the Company on all matters related to labor and employment law. Will be an integral part of the Human Resources Legal team as it supports Company's human resources, labor, and employment activities. Job Responsibilities: Provide advice and counsel to management regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to the ADAFMLA, USERRA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers' issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters. Provide representation for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, OFCCP, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations under Companys local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation and interface with outside counsel. Support counseling for employment and labor matters in select countries where Whirlpool does business. Provide advice and counsel on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to HR Legal team's annual objectives,the Company and Human Resource teams initiatives, and work on continuous improvement of our policies and processes. Juris Doctorate is required. 3+ years experience at a law firm or as in-house counsel with a practice that focuses on labor and employment is required. Must be Licensed to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States and must be a member in good standing with that State bar. Active license to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States is required. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment is preferred. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls is preferred. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment is preferred. Significant L&E experience at a law firm, company, or in a government practice with an established labor and employment practice is preferred. Experience with class actions is preferred. Demonstrated effectiveness in the practice of employment and labor with particular emphasis on NLRA / union issues, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, FLSA, and employment-related torts and litigation is preferred. Experience with global employment and/or litigation issues is preferred. Strong working knowledge of English language (oral and written) is preferred.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# YDFE147380
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will be a member of the Labor and Employment legal team. Provide legal advice, counsel and support to Human Resources, Employment Investigations, HR Compliance, HR Programs, and senior leaders on a significant and diverse volume of employment law matters including accommodations, discipline, compensation, leaves of absences, meal and rest periods, FMLA, FLSA issues, EEO requirements, social media, separations, independent contractor classification, recruiting and hiring, and policies and procedures. Understand and distill the practical ramifications of complex legal issues (including regulatory requirements) into concise summaries supporting thoughtful, well-reasoned recommendations and clearly and succinctly articulate the associated risks. Engage with and manage outside counsel to effectively resolve threatened or outstanding employment litigation matters and establish best practices for prevention of litigation; respond to EEOC and state fair employment agency discrimination charges and other types of employment-related agency complaints. Assist in the preparation and presentation of legal training to HR and business leaders. Adhere to and support standards and goals of the company and the legal department. Other duties as assigned.

The candidate must have JD degree from accredited law school and active state bar license. Should have 3-5 years legal experience focused in employment law, with significant time devoted to advice and counseling; in-house experience with a major corporation strongly preferred. Demonstrated connection to Colorado, and/or to ski or hospitality industry; local (CO based) candidates preferred. Should have demonstrated ability to work under high pressure conditions, meet aggressive deadlines and to successfully handle urgent situations with patience and diplomacy. Must have a passion for promoting a positive, productive culture that furthers the company mission of "Experience of a Lifetime". Should have ability to build credibility quickly and provide strong legal support for complex and challenging business opportunities while positively and successfully managing relationships within diverse groups of stakeholders. Should preferably have experience working in a sophisticated and fast paced in-house legal department. Should have strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation. Must be strong team player with the ability to adapt and work well with a variety of personalities.
 
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Corporate - General Attorney / Finance - General Attorney / Labor & Employment Attorney in Pleasant
Refer job# EWRC147125
 
In-House Counsel Responsibilities: Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.). Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies. Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues. Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust. Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company s full legal rights. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization. Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility. Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.

Qualifications: MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage. License to practice in Utah. Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment. Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures. Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation. Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies. High degree of professional ethics and integrity. Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information. Outstanding communication skills.
 
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Corporate - M&A Attorney / Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets Attorney / Labor & Employment
Refer job# GBJN147130
 
Counsel The candidate will manage a broad range of legal matters with a focus on litigation and dispute resolution involving customers, suppliers, employees, and other third parties. Will collaborate with business leaders and cross-functional teams to effectively mitigate commercial risks, support corporate strategies and business objectives, and effectively advise and train business personnel concerning day-to-day commercial, contractual, compliance and other corporate matters. Handle and lead a variety of legal matters, including complex legal matters, and projects. Lead project teams and cross-functional groups. Supervise and provide direction to other team members. Provide practical and actionable advice to management on legal matters, developments and changes in laws and regulations, develops policies and ensures compliance in those areas. Negotiate, draft, and review legal documents and agreements to accomplish business objectives.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with excellent academic credentials. Must be a PA licensed attorney with a diverse legal background and 6+ years (8+ years preferred) of experience handling a variety of complex commercial and dispute-related matters. Should have significant experience in a law firm, preferably a national or major regional firm, or in-house department, preferably for a large corporation. Must have subject matter expertise in one ore more practice areas, including business litigation, commercial law and sales, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, securities and financing, etc. Complex legal document drafting, review, and negotiations skills are required.
 
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Labor & Employment Attorney in Cincinnati, OH
Refer job# HFVL147132
 
Counsel-Lead Employ/HR Attorney The candidate will provide legal advice and counsel in the area of labor and employment law to all firm's business units. Will provide legal advice on both a preventive basis and after problems have arisen. Manages employment claims and litigation directly and/or through outside counsel. Works with minimal supervision and escalates to Law and business unit senior management as appropriate. Provides labor/employment-related legal services required by all firm's business units. Promotes and engages in early dispute resolution; manages W&S Agency Dispute Resolution Program. Drafts, reviews, and revises legal documents (e.g., contracts, employment agreements, employee handbooks, letters of understanding, separation agreements, waivers and releases, settlement agreements, etc.) with minimal direct supervision. Communicates and negotiates with other attorneys, business unit managers, and federal, state and local agencies to accomplish goals and resolve disputes. Drafts position statements in response to administrative charges of employment discrimination or other inquiries from governmental agencies and/or self-regulatory authorities. Provides legal advice and support to Home Office and Agency Human Resources Managers on the daily handling of labor and employment matters, as well as compensation administration. Provides counsel to all levels of management across firm's business units regarding compliance with the full range of labor and employment laws and regulations with minimal direct supervision. Undertakes and manages complex research assignments from General Counsel/Deputy General Counsel and other senior officers. Provides policy and training support in the development and implementation of preventive labor/employment law programs, including presenting or facilitating at seminars and workshops. Provides support to Internal Audit team in connection with compliance with firm's policies and supports any necessary internal investigations or legal actions. Regularly interacts with Agency and firm's Senior Human Resources leadership teams to provide timely business-sensitive advice and counsel on employment decisions (terminations, demotions, promotions, assignments, etc.) and leaves of absence (FMLA, STD, LTD and ADAAA). Provides creative options to solve legal issues resulting from business decisions, and hiring and staffing practices. Provides advice on immigration matters relative to immigration laws and presents options for workforce staffing and management. Conducts or assists with internal investigations into claims of discrimination, policy violations and/or fraud. Identifies, retains and manages outside counsel handling employment litigation, and manages risks of litigation or threatened litigation in line with business unit initiatives and budgetary considerations. Promotes efficient and effective dispute resolution and litigation management. Influences business unit leadership throughout the organization to exercise fair, compliant and ethical behavior in the course and scope of their management decision-making. Manages complex projects involving internal cross discipline teams with minimal direct supervision. May represent firm's in administrative hearings (EEOC, DOL, state human rights commissions and unemployment agencies, etc.) on cases involving the Company with minimal direct supervision. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

The candidate must have 5+ years experience in the areas of federal labor and employment laws. Must have proven ability to work with and manage outside counsel on employment litigation. Must have demonstrated leadership capabilities and skills in building relationships with business unit clients and other attorneys. Must have demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to convey information, verbally and in writing, to internal and external customers at all levels in a clear, accurate, focused and concise manner. Should have Juris Doctor degree from a recognized law school and above average class standing. Must be proficient in the use of word processing and email. Must have License to practice law in Ohio.
 
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