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Posted October 12th

Sr Dir, Assoc Labor & Employment Counsel

Dallas, Texas

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Posted October 12th

Sr Dir, Assoc Labor & Employment Counsel

Dallas, Texas

What You Need To Know


Oversee and direct the legal counsel and advice to senior leadership and human resources regarding employment law and labor relations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic legal advice to business leaders and HR professionals regarding matters involving labor and employment, including benefits, collective bargaining agreement requirements, anti-discrimination, and leave laws (i.e., Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, and state law equivalents)
  • Assist team leaders with collective bargaining, administration, and contract interpretation for Company’s 30+ collective bargaining agreements
  • Advise business leaders regarding grievances, union terminations, and matters concerning labor relations
  • Provide basic advice on immigration issues and manage outside counsel regarding immigration matters
  • Anticipate issues, estimate risks strategically and identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Identify and analyze legal issues, draft key documents, present clear recommendations, and assure legal compliance
  • Protect the organization's rights, obligations, privileges and legal interests by providing legal direction and ensuring legal activities meet the needs of the organization, including, for example, affirmative action plans, pay equity, etc.
  • Partner with outside labor and employment counsel to maintain compliance and accomplish goals
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Required Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of experience or equivalent education and related experience
  • JD from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law 
  • 10+ years of legal practice experience with a law firm and/or in house legal department, including experience in traditional labor matters, collective bargaining negotiations, and people management experience

Dallas, Texas