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Employment Attorney in Melbourne, FL

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Company name

Harris Corporation.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Melbourne, FL

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018

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Employment Counsel Duties: Provide practical and business-oriented legal advice and counseling on a range of employment issues, including: hiring, performance management, employee relations, terminations, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation, benefits, and privacy. Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with Human Resources and other functions as appropriate. Investigate and respond to federal and state administrative complaints (including EEOC charges).. Oversee, direct and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations. Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters. Collaborate with local counsel to advise Human Resources and management on international employment issues. Advise Human Resources and management to ensure compliance with U.S. federal executive orders and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations. Manage employment related litigation, including responding to attorney demand letters, effectively negotiating resolution of claims, and making recommendations to Human Resources and senior management on corrective action. Actively monitor employment law changes, to ensure policies and practices are compliant.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree from an accredited law school. Member in good standing of the bar. 5 years’ experience in employment law. Familiarity with compensation, benefits, immigration and workers’ compensation laws. Top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience in a public company preferred, but not required. Experience with ERISA and benefits preferred but not required. Experience responding to administrative claims (including EEOC and state agencies). Possess strong client-relations and interpersonal skills, as well as excellent judgment and superior written and oral communication and analytical skills. Detail-oriented, and a demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a growing legal team, and cross-functionally. Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks effectively and independently.

Additional info

Job ID: CHQ20180201-22567

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Harris Corporation.
1024 W Nasa Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32919