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XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly skilled professional who knows how to get the best out of his/her team. Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level? As the Senior Director, Labor and Employment Counsel, you will help provide world-class employment and labor law support to the HR organization and the enterprise. You will be based in our Greenwich, CT global headquarters and will play a key role in helping to build the infrastructure necessary to support a growing, dynamic global entity from a labor and employment perspective. Become a part of our team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.
Pay, benefits and more.
We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.
What you’ll do on a typical day:
Provide daily counseling on a broad array of significant and higher risk employment-related issues including recruitment and hiring, restrictive covenant issues, equal pay, leaves of absence, investigations, disciplinary warnings, terminations, workplace safety, reorganizations, reductions in force, executive compensation, immigration and international assignments
Assist with company litigation (single plaintiff and class), arbitrations, grievances and associated administrative charges
Provide legal support in connection with traditional labor matters including organizing campaigns, contract negotiations, unfair labor practice charges and grievance and arbitration matters
Assist with drafting, interpreting and enforcing employment, separation, non-competition, confidentiality and consulting agreements
Create, conduct and implement training modules on a variety of labor and employment-related topics
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
7 years of substantive labor and employment experience in a fast-paced environment
Experience with Windows applications and Microsoft Office
It’d be great if you also have:
2+ years in-house experience
Mix of substantive law firm and in-house, hands-on labor and employment experience in a fast-paced environment with constantly changing priorities, schedules and assignments
Significant litigation and counseling experience on all facets of the employee-employer relationship
Supervisory and management skills with the ability to oversee projects delegated to in-house legal staff and outside counsel
Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively provide strategic, business-focused advice and counsel in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment with shifting priorities
Familiarity with Serengeti Tracker and database management
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, work independently and drive matters to swift, favorable outcomes
Be part of something big.
About XPO Logistics Inc.
XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global logistics provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company operates as a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets in 30 countries, with 1,506 locations and approximately 96,000 employees. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods most efficiently throughout their supply chains. XPO's corporate headquarters are in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters are in Lyon, France. xpo.com
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