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Employment Counsel

Posted Nov 08
Full Time
RemoteMelbourne, Florida
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Description:

We are looking for a labor and employment law specialist to join our centralized Global Labor & Employment practice group, reporting to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel – Labor Employment, Benefits, Privacy, and Immigration.


Essential Functions:

  • Investigate, negotiate, and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges to drive results consistent with the company’s labor and employment claims strategy and make recommendations to Human Resources and senior management on corrective action
  • Whenever outside counsel is approved for US court litigation and international claims, manage and drive outside counsel in alignment with company employment litigation strategy
  • Actively monitor employment law changes, to ensure policies and practices are compliant
  • Provide practical and business-oriented legal advice and counseling on a all aspects of labor and employment law, including hiring, performance management, employee relations, terminations, leaves of absence and accommodations, and wage and hour
  • Develop, draft, and implement a variety of workplace policies, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with Human Resources and other functions as appropriate
  • Advise the Ethics and Compliance team and privilege investigations where appropriate in all matters involving alleged discrimination, harassment and retaliation or violation of labor and employment laws



  • JD (Juris Doctor) and minimum 10 years prior experience
  • Minimum 7 years of experience focused on employment law
  • Ability to work Eastern Time Zone Hours


Preferred Additional Skills:

  • California employment law and/or wage hour experience
  • Texas employment law experience
  • Experience personally handling claims and administrative complaints without the use of outside counsel
  • Top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience in a public company
  • Experience working on international labor and employment law matters

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role in Colorado and New York State is $119,500 - $221,500. For California and New York City, the salary range for this role is $137,500 - $255,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.