VICE is looking for an Employment Law Paralegal that will provide support and assistance to the Company’s first internal Director of Legal Affairs, HR (Employment Counsel), as well as the larger Human Resources Team. As our Employment Law Paralegal, you’ll partner with various areas of the business including Legal, Finance, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, and outside legal counsel to drive and manage employment-related compliance.
What You Should Expect To Do:
- Draft legal documents, including settlement agreements, position statements, and legal hold notices.
- Maintain tracker of all employment litigation, charges, and active and inactive employee relations’ matters.
- Manage administrative aspects of the immigration process, including partnering with external counsel and internal business units, and tracking all such immigration filings.
- Partner with payroll to submit and track wage garnishments and default judgments.
- Assist with the discovery process and production requests.
- Process third party subpoenas and other document and production requests.
- Research domestic and international employment law topics, including, wage and hour, sexual harassment, and leave of absences, etc.
- Spearhead and manage occasional special projects as assigned by the Employment Counsel or other members of the Human Resources Team.
- Manage service of process and update relevant business units on incoming litigation and service documents, including tracking.
- Present to and communicate with most senior levels of management and other business colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certification preferred, or comparable work experience and demonstrated ability and skill.
- In-house corporation experience preferred.
- Minimum of five to seven years preferred, but not required.
- Any other abilities or skills that would lend itself to the efficiencies of a global department.
- Strong command and knowledge of employment law, litigation, and legal ethics.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
- Highly organized, demonstrated teamwork and ability to work autonomously with little to no supervision in an often fast-paced work environment.
If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will work together to best meet your needs.
Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity. At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture. We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S. Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.
Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.
*Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job. VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.
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