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ProfileAssistant General Counsel The candidate is a key player in addressing the various legal issues related to our most valuable asset, our 5,000 employees. Be able to contribute with litigation or contracts. The position requires an attorney who is able to identify employment law issues, counsel our HR colleagues, management, and other members of the legal department; draft, review and negotiate relevant documents; handle EEOC complaints and manage outside litigation counsel; keep abreast of changes in local, state and federal employment laws; and assist with other legal matters affecting the York organization. Responsibilities: Working with the human resources department and other members of the legal department on employee relations, employment policies, recruiting issues, disputes, job classifications, benefits, agreements and affirmative action; Researching legal issues related to employment law and other areas of the law as needed; Providing legal counsel to management and other members of the legal department related to employment matters and other matters that arise; Assisting in drafting company employment policies, contracts, and other documents; Acting on behalf of the General Counsel as directed by the General Counsel. Should know the best manner of exercising professional judgment in all aspects of work assignments. The degree to which a matter warrants attention. Evaluating risks and rewards in our human capital relationships. Evaluating the consequences of alternative courses of conduct, taking into account the immediate matter and broader ramifications beyond the immediate matter at hand, using legal training, knowledge of the business, and input from the General Counsel.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate would be an attorney having 5 to 8 years of employment law counseling experience. Must possess Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts or equivalent work experience. Juris Doctor and licensed to practice law in the one or more relevant jurisdictions. Significant employment law knowledge, talent for issue-spotting, and savvy to see beneath the surface of issues. Ability to write clearly and effectively in business and legal correspondence and reports. Ability to diplomatically but effectively negotiate. Ability to effectively present (orally and in writing) information to all levels of an organization. Ability to stand in for General Counsel as directed by General Counsel. Litigation or contract drafting experience. Knowledge of HIPAA.
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