Assistant General Counsel

Posted Jan 25
Full Time
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Qurate Retail Group comprises six leading retail brands – QVC®, HSN®, Ballard Designs®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill® and Grandin Road® – all dedicated to providing a more human way to shop. Qurate Retail Group is the largest player in video commerce ("vCommerce"), which includes video-driven shopping across linear TV, ecommerce sites, digital streaming and social platforms.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President, Legal – Labor and Employment, the Assistant General Counsel – Labor & Employment, provides confidential counsel to management and the People team to ensure compliance and agreement on our goals on all major initiatives relating to team members. You will identify potential legal issues related to business practices and advise management and the People team, and help support TMR in developing strategies and solutions to all team member relations matters. You will also implement employment-related contracts, including employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, consultant and service provider agreements, retention agreements, benefits agreements, separation and severance agreements.

Who We Are

QVC empowers shoppers with knowledge and shares insights in a lively and engaging way. We offer an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products – from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry – and we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories and award-winning customer service. QVC reaches more than 200 million homes worldwide via its 12 broadcast networks and reaches millions more via multiple streaming services, websites, mobile apps and social pages.

  • The Labor & Employment group within the Legal Department supports all areas of the Qurate Retail Group on all legal and business matters related to human resources and team member relations. This Assistant General Counsel – Labor and Employment role provides advice to leaders and the People team in one or more brands of the Qurate Retail Group on several legal and business matters relating to human resources and team member relations, performing such duties with decision-making in accordance with applicable law, company policy and our needs.

Your Impact

  • Draft, monitor, update and provide guidance on company policies, procedures, notifications and required documentation.
  • Draft routine and progressively complex documents, and negotiate routine and progressively complex matters independently. Lead process of implementing company contracts and other legal documents.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and industry changes in labor relations.
  • Ad hoc assistance with employment litigation, including reviewing and editing pleadings, discovery and other matters; arrange for outside counsel, including budgeting; serve as liaison between company team members and outside counsel; resolve claims and disputes before litigation when possible.
  • Provide legal and strategic guidance on all issues affecting team members and employment in general. Draft, interpret and advise on employment policies.
  • Direct and advise on the investigation and resolution of internal and external complaints related to team members.
  • Ad hoc guidance executive compensation and total reward related matters: Provide counsel to Total Rewards team regarding drafting, enforcing and application of total reward plans and practices.
  • Develop and implement strategies to further QRG’s team member relations philosophies, and to ensure our team is prepared to respond to labor related activities.
  • Ad hoc coordination with outside counsel.
  • Ad hoc guidance to paralegals and administrative assistants.

What You Bring

  • Juris Doctorate
  • Bar admission (preferably in Pennsylvania)
  • 5+ years of experience investigating agency complaints, including EEOC, DOL, wage & hour, OSHA, etc.
  • 5+ years of experience responding to agency requests, facilitating an agency investigations, and monitor proceedings.
  • 5+ years of experience providing legal and strategic guidance on all issues affecting team members and employment in general.
  • 5+ years experience providing support for immigration needs and ensuring compliance with all work authorization laws.

Remote work is not permitted in NYC at this time.

Join us as we enrich life’s everyday moments – including yours. Apply today!

If you enjoy being a part of a team, creating experiences and delighting customers, you’ll love it here. If you’re excited about retail, fashion, media, social, live streaming, technology, customer service, design and more, you’ll find amazing projects to work on. If you want to grow professionally and learn every day, you’ll thrive with us. If you appreciate flexible working options, our Qurated community, where intentional connections matter and a company committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, you’ll be amazed at what’s available for our team members! We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package including competitive compensation, health care benefits starting on day 1, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, parental leave, paid volunteer hours, company discounts and much more. Best of all, working with Qurate Retail Group means friendly teams, ambitious projects and fast-moving careers!

For Qurate Retail Group, our focus on diversity, equity and inclusion is deeply rooted in Our Principles. They call on us to Drive Progress, Act With Empathy, Be Brave, Embrace the Future, and Do What’s Right so that everyone can thrive. We are committed to ensuring that our workplace provides equal employment opportunities for all team members and candidates and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a barrier-free employment process. If you need reasonable accommodations/support throughout, please contact us at workwithus@qurateretail.com for assistance.

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