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Mgr, Employment Compliance - 11215 Metro Pkwy

Company: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence. POSITION OBJECTIVE:This position is responsible for driving proactive, risk-reduction initiatives, managing state and federal agency charges, audits, and managing litigation matters. FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researches and drafts strategic responses to internal legal complaints, attorney demand letters, and state and federal agency charges (including drafting position statements).
  • Negotiates settlements with state and federal agencies.
  • Prepares witnesses for interviews with state and federal agency representatives.
  • Prepares settlement and severance agreements that comply with the ADEA, ERISA and state law requirements.
  • Consults with business partners including HR generalists, Benefits, Compensation, Payroll, Learning and Development, and Recruiting, regarding high-risk HR issues.
  • Develops and revises policies, programs, processes, and guidelines to meet the needs of the organization, comply with employment law requirements.
  • Identifies and researches emerging legal issues to ensure compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Manages complex, cross-functional and cross-brand initiatives, such as background check program and wage-hour compliance projects.
  • In partnership with human resources, supports the development of legally compliant leave of absence policies and procedures, and partners with HR on high-risk leave and ADA issues.
  • Conducts and consults on internal investigations.
  • Creates and presents employment law training.
  • Conducts compliance audits and recommend changes while maintaining attorney-client privilege where appropriate.
  • Manages litigation matters, including factual investigation and defense development, review and approval of discovery responses, and maintenance of internal calendaring and filing system.
  • Ensures all insurance claims for employment matters are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Tracks and analyzes employment law metrics to identify trends, areas of risk and departmental "wins and losses".
  • Manages responses to subpoenas and requests for employee information.
  • Completes various legal research projects.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • BA/BS degree degree
    • 5 - 7 years progressive HR experience
    • 4+ years of employment law experience
    • Corporate law department, retail experience preferred
    • Experience interacting and negotiating with state and federal agencies and opposing counsel
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Experience in reviewing and drafting legal documents, including position statements, discovery responses and litigation motions
    • Proven presentation and training skills
    • Proven analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to resolve complex, highly sensitive work-related issues
    • Desire to work on a variety of HR and Legal matters and to grow in responsibility
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Self-starter with ability to manage own workload and complete complex projects from beginning to end
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Proficiency in, or ability to learn, PowerPoint and HRIS system Chico's FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. Apply Now

Keywords: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services, Fort Myers , Mgr, Employment Compliance - 11215 Metro Pkwy, Human Resources , Fort Myers, Florida

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