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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive
Additional Location:
Hartford, United States of America | Novi, United States of America
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Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

As the Labor and Employment Counsel, you will provide legal support to Human Resources professionals and be responsible for labor and employment legal matters across HARMAN’s business and global locations.

Your Team

This position will report to HARMAN’s Vice President, Ethics, Integrity & Privacy, and has no direct reports.

What You Will Do

  • Provide legal advice to Human Resources professionals and other internal stakeholders on employment -related policies, processes and templates to reflect applicable laws and regulations
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with all applicable labor and employment laws and regulations, including anti-discrimination laws, ADA, FMLA/medical leave laws, wage and hour, work classification, employee benefits, worker safety, workers’ compensation and other regulatory employment requirements
  • Review a variety of labor and employment agreements, including employment, independent contractor and separation agreements
  • Assist with labor and employment claims from pre-litigation charges, demand letters and agency claims, to labor and employment-related litigation
  • Conduct workplace investigations, including whistleblower allegations, discrimination and personnel performance issues
  • Assist with developing and delivering labor and employment training and communications across HARMAN’s business

What You Need

  • Juris Doctor and Bar admission (or equivalent in jurisdiction).
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the United States and a member of the bar in any state or the District of Columbia in good standing
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of related experience, law firm or corporate settings with a focus on labor and employment law
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), with the ability to liaise with all areas of the business
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond promptly to shifting priorities

What Makes You Eligible

  • 5% travel domestic or international
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, Michigan or remotely with EST preferred
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

What We Offer

  • The standard base salary for this position is:

  • $ 119,850-$133,500-$155,850 plus applicable bonus

  • Access to employee discounts on world class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, Harman Kardon, AKG etc.)
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global environment
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program

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HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.