Labor Counsel

Wholesaler: Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Location: Dallas, Texas



Essential Functions and Primary Duties
  • Provide strategic advice to business leaders and HR professionals regarding the National Labor Relations Act and collective bargaining agreement requirements
  • Represent the Company in collective bargaining negotiations for the Company’s 25+ active CBAs, along with VP – Labor & Employment Counsel
  • Develop and maintain relationships with union leaders representing the Company’s organized employees
  • Advise business leaders regarding union campaigns and union avoidance
  • Advise business leaders regarding grievances and matters concerning labor relations
  • Manage outside counsel in labor arbitrations
  • Represent the Company in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, including unfair labor practice charges
  • Provide strategic advice to business leaders and HR professionals regarding matters involving anti-discrimination and leave laws (i.e. Title VII, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, and state law equivalents)
  • Respond to charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Travel required
  • Excellent academic credentials, including a J.D. from a top-tier law school
  • Licensed to practice law
  • 6-8 years of legal practice experience with a law firm and/or in house legal department, including experience in traditional labor matters and collective bargaining negotiations
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and speaking English fluently
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues, clients and outside counsel and gain their respect
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to effectively handle multiple matters at the same time
  • Strong cognitive and analytical skills
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Physical Demands
  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor)
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
Primary Location:Texas-Dallas
Shift:Day Shift




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