Senior Counsel, Employment Law
We're seeking a motivated, conscientious Senior Counsel, Employment Law to join the global employment function of the Simon & Schuster legal department. The position will support a wide range of business clients while focusing on employment advice and litigation, employee training, and internal investigations.
• Serve as a key legal advisor on employment law, employee relations matters, and policy interpretation.
• Provide legal, strategic and business advice and support to the Law Department and Human Resources Department on day-to-day employee relations matters and compliance, including: recruiting, hiring, and compensation; employee discipline, performance management, terminations, and restructurings; anti-discrimination, harassment prevention, and non-retaliation; federal and state wage-hour compliance; leaves of absence and workplace accommodations; and internal investigations of potential violations of Company policy;
• Evaluate and communicate legal risks associated with complaints, grievances, charges, and other legal matters.