Labor & Employment Staff Attorney in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Career Type:
  • Date Posted:
    6/29/2020

Career Description



Job Description

SUMMARY  
Reporting to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, you will partner directly with the Human Resources team and business functions to provide employment-related legal advice and services for the Company. This position requires employment law experience, including experience conducting internal investigations and drafting EEOC and state agency position statements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Investigate and defend state and federal charges of discrimination, wage/hour audits and other regulatory complaints, including preparation of position statements and other responsive documents;
  • Conduct internal investigations related to employment law and corporate compliance matters;
  • Assist with triage and management of reports and inquiries to anonymous reporting line;
  • Support senior attorneys in research, advice and counsel related to employment laws and regulations;
  • Support senior labor attorney in labor relations matters such as the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, handling of union grievances, labor arbitrations, and ULP charges, implementation of union avoidance best practices and respond to labor organizing campaigns;
  • Support the drafting of employment, settlement and separation agreements;
  • Assist in development and presentation of education and training materials to HR and business stakeholders;
  • Assist in employment-related aspects of company special projects such as mergers/acquisitions, as well as reductions in force and location closings (e.g., severance, WARN Act);
  • Support preparation of materials for quarterly reporting up of employment law and compliance matters to senior executive leadership and Audit Committee.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of employment law experience
  • Experience investigating and defending state and federal charges of discrimination, wage/hour audits and other regulatory complaints, including preparation of position statements and other responsive documents
  • Experience conducting internal investigations and/or managing anonymous reporting lines
  • Exceptional written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to work in a proactive and service-oriented manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a variety of projects at the same time, to prioritize and to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Some overnight travel may be required

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: 

  • Juris Doctorate degree (J.D.) from an accredited law school required
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of employment law experience
  • Law firm experience strongly preferred but not required
  • Position located in Raleigh, NC, or Roanoke, VA