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Employment Counsel

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The New York Times Company

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Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required


New York City, NY

Posted on

Feb 13,2018
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Employment Counsel The candidate will report to the Vice President and Assistant General Counsel (employment). Will handle legal matters primarily related to human resources, employment and ethics compliance, and employee relations. Provide preventive, proactive legal advice on a broad range of employment practice topics, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, performance management, employee discipline and separations, workplace investigations, severance programs, leaves of absence and accommodations, recruiting, hiring, benefits, wage and hour, compensation, employment and separation agreements, unemployment and workers’ compensation, and immigration issues. Working with the Company’s Talent and Inclusion Department, develop and maintain human resources policies, procedures, and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management. Regularly prepare training materials and conduct training sessions regarding employment best practices. Keep abreast of legal decisions, statutory changes and other developments, and advise clients on same. As needed, consult on international employment issues, working with the Company’s international human resources staff and local. Assist with various complex and/or sensitive projects, as assigned. Undergraduate and JD degrees from recognized institutions is desired. Must be a member of the New York Bar is essential. Previous in-house experience, particularly with unionized workforces, is preferred. 6- 10 years of experience in the areas of employment law, with sufficient experience to handle role responsibilities with a minimum of supervision.

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Hiring Coordinator
The New York Times Company
620 8th Avenue
New York City, NY 10018

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