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Employment Counsel

Company: Resources Global Professionals (RGP)
Location: anaheim
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

RGP is a global consulting firm helping some of the most recognized companies in the world work differently. Our success comes from a shared belief in rolling up our sleeves and doing the hard work of solving complex challenges, executing plans and implementing technology to help transform organizations. Working for RGP, you will be connected to work that matters, putting your expertise to its best use while developing skills for the future. The result is a career defined by you, supported by RGP and built on tangible accomplishments. As we continue to grow and deepen our impact on organizations around the world, we are looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you are interested in being part of our team, there are a few things you should know:

+ We are energized by challenges and the effort needed to solve them.

+ We like working with people who are positive, adaptable and growth-minded.

+ We care how work gets accomplished and are deeply invested in the success of our clients and our colleagues.

If this sounds like you, we invite you to read on and learn more.

THE RGP EXPERIENCE

Whether you desire to work directly with clients or support those who do, RGP connects you to meaningful opportunities designed to put your talents to their best and highest use, and help you develop skills for today and tomorrow. As an RGP employee, you are a champion for your team, driven to develop their functional acumen in a manner that is transformative and valuable. You help guide people and organizations to be and become more than they thought possible and have the ultimate service mentality based on openness, understanding and teamwork.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As the Employment Counsel you are a "difference maker" who will be a critical role in growing RGP to a $1BB professional services organization. Serving as an advisor and business partner to leaders across the globe, you will provide employment and labor law advice & strategy on issues such as wage & hour compliance, disability law, hiring, terminations, anti-discrimination laws and contingent workforce issues.

ATTRIBUTES OF INDIVIDUALS IN THIS ROLE AT RGP

+ Demonstrates integrity and respect for people and opinions

+ Displays high emotional intelligence and the ability to hold difficult conversations with empathy

+ Proven negotiation skills and ability to work across cultures

+ High sense of urgency and ability to take initiative and exercise strong judgment and make decisions autonomously

+ Strong personal identification with RGP's values - loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability, and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

+ You advise on employment related-policies, documents & contracts

+ You handle agency charges pending before federal and state agencies

+ You conduct high-risk employment related investigations

+ You oversee outside counsel in coordinating defense strategies in litigation matters

+ You oversee international travel, including immigration and visa applications

+ You have expertise around employment and labor law

+ You contribute to training regarding employment best practices

+ You ensure compliance with federal, state, and local ordinances related to labor and employment

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

+ JD from an accredited law school

+ 4-6 years law firm or in-house legal experience in employment and labor law

+ Familiarity with California employment law preferred Estimated years of experience needed for this role

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Ability to successfully advise and partner with all levels of the business as well as the HR department

Equal Opportunity Employer

RGP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.

Keywords: Resources Global Professionals (RGP), Anaheim , Employment Counsel, Other , anaheim, California

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