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Associate Counsel/Counsel, Labor Relations

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2017

Posted on

May 26,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Employment
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Associate Counsel/Counsel, Labor Relations Responsibilities: Will provide strategic advice and counsel to internal clients, including HR professionals, business leaders, managers and television production teams regarding labor laws and union contractual obligations. Act as chief spokesperson for Company in certain collective bargaining negotiations; negotiate side-agreements with guilds and unions as needed to facilitate television production; participate in industry contract negotiations on behalf of the company and provide all necessary support. Act as labor legal counsel in grievances, arbitrations and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Independently develop and maintain working relationships with labor union representatives. Educate and advise business leaders and HR professionals in aspects of positive employment practices.

Qualification and Experience

Basic Qualifications: Law degree. Admitted to practice law, New York Bar preferred. 3+ years of experience as an Associate Counsel and 6+ years of experience as Counsel in labor relations/labor law experience. Must be willing to travel, have flexibility with working hours, and availability on weekends with short notice.

Desired Qualifications : Excellent litigation skills and specific labor litigation/arbitration experience. NLRB experience preferred. Experience in the entertainment industry and with entertainment industry labor relations. Excellent negotiations skills and experience, union contract negotiations experience preferred. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including legal and business writing. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a range of personalities and styles and establish effective relationships within all levels of the organization. Strong leadership and influencing skills. Clear thinker with ability to quickly identify root causes of problems and develop creative and strategic solutions.

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