Takeda Pharmaceuticals Assistant Senior Counsel - Employment Law in Deerfield, Illinois
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Assistant Senior Counsel – Employment Law in our *Deerfield, IL *office.
Here, everyone matter and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As an Assistant Senior Counsel – Employment Law working on the Global Legal team, you will be empowered to work cross-functionally *and *partner closely with the business on a variety of issues.
The purpose of this position is to advise human resources and other internal clients on the legal rights and obligations of the company on a broad array of employment law issues.
Advises US Human Resources and Takeda managers on various employment matters including, but not limited to, harassment, discrimination, family and/or medical leaves of absence, compensation, and/or disability accommodations
Represent Takeda in agency proceedings regarding federal, state, and local agency charges of discrimination, retaliation, or other employment-related allegations
Respond to claims for unpaid wages
Respond to attorney letters regarding unfair or illegal employment matters
Develop and review employee policies and procedures
Develop and conduct manager training
Direct and manage Takeda’s Affirmative Action Plan responsibilities
Draft and/or revise compensation, benefit, and/or severance Plan documents, as needed
Retain and manage outside counsel on matters, as appropriate
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
A minimum 4 year of experience in employment law
Strong understanding of the various federal, state, and local employment and labor laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII, Section 1981, FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, OSHA, and NLRA
Experience representing clients in agency fact-finding conferences and mediations
Experience drafting and negotiating severance and/or settlement agreements
Experience drafting employee policies and/or handbooks
Group training and/or public speaking experience
Employment litigation experience strongly preferred
Experience and understanding of business immigration matters preferred
Experience and understanding of ERISA preferred
Licensed to practice law – Illinois license preferable (other states considered). Must receive Limited Admission as House Counsel in Illinois within one year of hire, if not already admitted to practice in Illinois
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine
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Takeda provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or other legally protected category, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws.
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Title: Assistant Senior Counsel - Employment Law
Requisition ID: 1701928