Duke Energy Hiring – Senior Counsel HR Labor & Employment

Duke Energy

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Job Description:

The HR Legal group seeks to prevent issues from escalating by providing proactive advice and counsel on compliance with labor and employment laws. The group also seeks to ensure that workplace disputes are defensible when litigation does arise, and to resolve matters raised in administrative agency proceedings, arbitrations, negotiations, and other means outside of litigation. HR Legal is a trusted partner with the business at a strategic level while handling a high volume of daily workload with minimal use of outside counsel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advice and counsel on compliance matters relevant to labor and employment law matters
  • Perform complex assignments and draft legal documents, using legal research, analytical and writing skills
  • Provide labor and employment law advice to HR and management regarding matters of some complexity which may have a significant dollar impact on business operations
  • Establish and develop effective working relationships with internal and external clients and stakeholders
  • Handles administrative agency matters and represents the Company at arbitration hearings, including witness examination and post-hearing briefs.
  • Coordinates and collaborates on regulatory matters that have various areas of overlap within the business

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with internal investigations, administrative agency charges (EEOC, DOL, NLRB, etc.), management training, attorney demand letters, labor arbitrations, collective bargaining negotiations and contract interpretation, work stoppage planning, contingent workers and security issues
  • Prior litigation background is preferred
  • Excellent work product and attention to detail
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (verbally and in writing)
  • Strong, effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate as an effective member of the team
  • Strong demonstrated appreciation for diversity & inclusion
  • 5-7 years of experience in labor and employment law, with preference for traditional labor law and defense experience

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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