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Senior Counsel, Employment & Labor

Company: Transdev
Location: Lombard
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

We offer job openings across North America. Search now: As the senior counsel. Employment & Labor, you will act as a member of the Corporate Legal Department with a concentration on employment law compliance and labor relations across all divisions of the Company. On a corporate level, the duties may also include general legal assignments in respect to all divisions of the Company, including implementing labor and employment compliance and best practices at Company locations. This attorney will report directly an associate general counsel and work closely and collaboratively with human resources and operations leadership. This position will be based in Transdev's US headquarters in Lombard (Chicago), IL The corporate office operated on a hybrid flexible in-office work week. Responsibilities Key Responsibilities: Provide support to all departments to foster compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to employment and labor Provide support to HR in employee hiring, discipline and terminations (including grievance and arbitration process) Help to develop and implement policies and practices that mitigate risk and promote compliance with existing and developing law is employment Promote and maintain governance and compliance matters generally with strong understanding of location needs and mindset, including working with Human Resources to educate and train workforce in employment law issues Assistance with local labor grievance and arbitrations, workers' compensation litigation cases, in collaboration with the General Counsel, Human Resources, Labor and Operations Collaborate with local outside counsels Other duties as required. Qualifications Education, Licensing, and Certifications : Bachelor's Degree and JD, Licensed to practice in one or more States Experience Required : 5 plusyears of relevant legal experience Employment law or labor relations law experience Experience managing investigations Skills and Knowledge Required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills Solid focus and attention to detail Can responsively prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic and time sensitive environment Self-directed individual with ability to work independently yet also work collaboratively with legal team as well as with a highly matrixed internal client base Demonstrated ability to synthesize complicated legal and business issues into practical and effective guidance Excellent critical thinking, drafting, and negotiation skills with ability to work collaboratively with business partners to identify and allocate risk within contracts and resolve using commercially reasonable terms High degree of integrity and intellectual curiosity Experience with transportation industry or public procurement and fluency in French are a plus Travel requirement outside of immediate area (as a percent): 30% About Transdev: Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities. www.transdevna.com The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request. Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check. Job Locations USA-IL-Lombard Posted Date 5 days ago (3/16/2022 10:49 AM) Copyright 2022 , Transdev North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Keywords: Transdev, Lombard , Senior Counsel, Employment & Labor, Human Resources , Lombard, Illinois

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