Sr Labor & Employment Counsel

FUJIFILMUnited States, CaliforniaFull TimeOn Site

We are hiring for a Senior Labor and Employment Counsel. In this role you will work, independently and collaboratively, on labor & employment, including employee benefits, immigration and other legal issues of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (together, “Company”). The incumbent will identify and minimize risks of legal liability and ensure maximum legal rights of the Company.

Qualified candidates can reside in the Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, PA, MA, VT, NH), but must be willing to come to the Valhalla, NY office when necessary.

External US:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support Associate General Counsel in ensuring compliance with applicable labor and employment, benefits, immigration and other related laws, rules or regulations impacting the Company.
  • Provide advice, counsel and legal review for labor and employment, benefits, immigration and other related matters, including for prospective candidates, employees and other workers, terminations, transfers, discipline, restructures, layoffs and selection processes.
  • Draft or review labor and employment, benefits, immigration and other related documents such as employment agreements, offer letters, disciplinary/termination notices, separation agreements, employee benefits plans and related documents, work-visas and related documents and forms.
  • Draft and review labor and employment, immigration and other related policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Conduct workplace investigations, draft investigation reports, including recommendations based on findings.
  • Draft and support training on labor and employment, immigration or other related laws, rules or regulations and update and advise on any material changes in such laws, rules or regulations.
  • Work on labor and employment, employee benefits, immigration and other related matters or projects, as necessary.
  • Serve as initial contact for certain Companies regarding routine employment, employee benefits, immigration and other related matters.

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in corporate law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • Strong labor and employment law background and prior work on employee benefits (ERISA), immigration and related laws, rules or regulations
  • Strong document drafting and negotiation skills
  • College degree and juris doctorate from accredited law school. Academic honors preferred
  • Computer and research skills

Desired skills:
  • Experience with litigation and investigation matters
  • Negotiation and Leadership Skills
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Follow-Up
  • Collaboration
  • Analytical Ability
  • Autonomy
  • Cost Conscious

FUJIFILM is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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