3 yrs required
Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 24, 2020
Employment and Immigration Counsel
The candidate will report to the VP, Associate General Counsel and be responsible for building and managing a world-class immigration and global mobility program. Will partner closely with HRBPs, Talent Acquisition, and People Leaders across the People team to assess existing programs, processes, and practices, identify gaps and inefficiencies, and drive innovative solutions to enhance the employee experience while ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations. Provide advice and strategic support to People Operations and business leaders across the company on a range of employment law issues including those relating to recruiting, hiring, performance management, mergers and acquisitions, whistleblowing, compensation and benefits, accommodations, diversity and inclusion programs and other employment-related matters. Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders and manage projects with a team-oriented approach. Evaluate employment practices, policies, and processes to assess and execute priorities, and ensure compliance. Draft and review employment-related agreements and templates. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment-related inquiries. Conduct audits, classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts. Assist in managing outside counsel on immigration and employment matters. Assist in developing and conducting training and education programs for employees, managers, and the People team. Manage, draft, and file nonimmigrant/immigrant applications and act as internal resource for all immigration matters. Facilitate international (non-US) visa processes and foreign assignments. J.D. degree is required. Must have 3+ years of experience in employment/labor law with 2+ years of employment-based immigration experience. Experience in conducting internal investigations is required. Experience in negotiating contracts is needed.