Sr. Corporate Counsel, Labor and Employment

TreeHouse Foods
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Posted Jan 27
Full Time
Oak Brook, Illinois
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Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Legal Services

Job Posting Title:

Sr. Corporate Counsel, Labor and Employment

About Us:

TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future.

What You Gain:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits program
  • Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and other competitive paid time off opportunities
  • An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of people
  • Leaders who are invested in supporting your career growth
  • Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to your team through our employee recognition programs

Job Description:

About the Role:

The Senior Corporate Counsel, Labor and Employment works closely with Human Resources and other business partners to provide labor relations and employment law advice and counsel. This role is responsible for creating and supporting strategic and proactive labor and employee relations initiatives/programs, identifying labor and employment-related trends, risks, and opportunities within the Company, and providing advice and training to internal business partners.

  • Support field HR team on all labor relations issues, including contract negotiations; grievance and arbitration; contract interpretation and administration; progressive discipline; ULPs; and positive employee engagement.
  • Provide analyses and strategic advice on Human Resources and other policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Develop and manage key projects and initiatives related to hiring, retention and advancement, talent development, employment assessments and artificial intelligence, sourcing, regulatory inquiries, pay equity matters and data use standards and governance, and emerging legal risks in the DEI and talent acquisition spaces.
  • Manage outside counsel to ensure effective case handling, with an emphasis on efficiency and cost containment.
  • Provide advice, counsel, and training in all areas of labor relations and employment law.
  • Ensure compliance with all labor and employment policies, regulations, and laws and identify areas of opportunity.
  • Oversee, investigate, and as necessary prepare, the responses, notices, subpoenas, summonses, and other correspondence that require legal action as it relates to labor and employment.
  • Manage labor and employment litigation/arbitration/agency charges/demands/grievances.
  • This role reports to the VP, Chief Labor and Employment Counsel
  • This is a hybrid remote role located in Oak Brook, Illinois

About You:

You will fit right in if you have:

  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Are licensed to practice law and in good standing (IL preferred)
  • Demonstrated success negotiating labor agreements
  • Prior in-house experience
  • AmLaw 100 experience (preferred)
  • 10+ years of labor law and employment law experience
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Superior communication and negotiation skills

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