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Associate Counsel / Corporate Counsel Labor Employment

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Sep 25,2019

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Jun 12,2019

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4-9 yrs required


Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Corporate >> Corporate - General
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Associate Counsel / Corporate Counsel, Labor & Employment
The candidate should have expertise in employment law to join team as an Associate Counsel or Corporate Counsel for Labor & Employment. Primary responsibility is to provide employment law advice and guidance to the business on a wide variety of topics. This Counsel will support human resources professionals throughout the United States. This role is located at corporate headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, and reports to the Senior Counsel in charge of Litigation, Employment, and Regulatory Affairs. Counsel People Operations team and other business leaders on compliance with federal and state employment laws, including but not limited to Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and state equivalents. Advise business partners on issues related to recruiting, hiring, discipline, terminations, leaves of absences, accommodations, wage and hour, and employee relations. Assist People Operations team with the creation, rollout, and maintenance of various employee programs and policies. Draft, review and advise on contracts that affect employees. Lead or advise on internal investigations on employment law issues. Actively manage employment-related litigation, including demand letters, individual arbitrations, and lawsuits, as well as class actions on a nationwide basis. As necessary, train People Operations team and business leaders on compliance with laws and internal policies. Partner with People Operations team and relevant business leaders to implement an effective labor relations strategy. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant laws and share that knowledge across various teams, including educating other members of the Legal Department.

Qualification and Experience

A JD with 4 to 9 years of relevant legal experience in employment law is required. Demonstrated ability to independently manage a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and proactively anticipating issues is required. Should have substantive experience and/or expertise with major federal employment laws such as Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and state equivalents, as well as policy development in support of those laws. Bonus points for state law expertise in California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, and Ohio. Must have superior written and verbal communication skills. Membership in good standing with a United States State Bar is required.

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Hiring Coordinator
4020 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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