Special Counsel is actively seeking an experienced Labor & Employment Paralegal for a corporate client located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This position will provide legal and administrative support to the Head of Legal Affairs.
This professional will assist will all pre-litigated and litigated matters as well as support the Labor & Employment compliance efforts nationwide.
The model candidate will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, organized and be committed to assisting meet the departments compliance requirements.
Assist Counsel with a number of employment law matters including, but not limited to; recruitment and hiring; compensation and benefits; employee relations; wage and hour matters; leaves of absence and accommodations; ADA matters; workplace safety; discrimination and harassment; government audits; compliance; internal investigations; as well as discipline and termination of employment.
Must possess extensive knowledge of federal, state and municipal labor and employment laws/regulations, with proven working knowledge of discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and compliance, including familiarity with applicable Agencies.
Experience drafting employment policies and Statements of Position along with strong knowledge or Human Resources terminology and principles.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Adaptable to changing priorities and ability to thrive in a fast-paced high output environment.
Proficient with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies/Education from an ABA approved program or a Bachelor’s degree with Paralegal Studies Certificate form an ABA approved program or significant paralegal experience.
Minimum of 6-8 years of paralegal experience, specifically in labor and employment law.
Experience working in-house legal department and/or large law firm.
Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time
If you meet or exceed the above requirements and would like to be considered for this wonderful opportunity, please apply today!
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