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SENIOR COUNSEL - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT - BRINKS

Company: Brinks
Location: Coppell
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Brinks Texas License #C00550 The Brink's name is a promise to respect the trust we've earned in over 150 years in business. Every employee honors that promise by offering the highest levels of service and support to our customers. We take pride in our work, and we share a passion about our future. Learn why so many people have made the choice to join our team - and stay here. Job TitleSenior Counsel - Labor & EmploymentJob DescriptionThe Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) is a leading global provider of cash and valuables management, digital retail solutions, and ATM managed services. Our customers include financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers and other commercial operations. Our network of operations in 52 countries serves customers in more than 100 countries.At Brink's we believe that diverse teams drive success, and as such we foster an inclusive culture that values people with diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives. We build a sense of belonging so all employees feel respected, safe and valued, and we provide equal opportunity to participate and grow.We are currently looking for a Senior Counsel - Labor & Employment.The Senior Counsel - Labor & Employment role will report to the Assistant General Counsel - Litigation. This position is primarily responsible for assisting with all types of pre-litigation and litigation matters related to labor and employment issues. This role will be expected to provide advice, counsel, and training to internal clients across the Brink's NORTAM organization on issues related to labor and employment law and best practices. This position will also be responsible for managing responses related to litigation and administrative matters (e.g. EEOC, DOL, DOT, OSHA, NLRB, and similar), both through direct representation of the company and the supervision of outside counsel and other internal resources. Additionally, this role may be asked to support all facets of Brink's litigation across North America, including assisting with all types of litigation matters, disputes, and claims handled by the Brink's legal team, such as commercial, contract, vehicle accidents, and personal injury. The role is also responsible for advising, and liaising with, the Brink's Risk Department in connection with the management of workers' compensation related claims, disputes, and litigation. Major Responsibilities: Serve as trusted in-house legal adviser on labor and employment mattersManage designated employment matters (ranging from low to high complexity) with minimal supervision and guidance, including strategy development and disciplined risk analysisCollaborate with internal counsel and business stakeholders, and actively engage with and manage outside counsel, including outside counsel spendAssist with regulatory investigations and other government enforcement mattersActively review company activities and legislative/regulatory developments to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable laws and regulationsAdvise on day-to-day employment matters, providing legal advice to the internal departments, including Operations and HR, to proactively identify and appropriately mitigate risk to drive the best outcomes for Brink'sPerform special projects assigned by the NORTAM General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel - LitigationAppear for the company at mediations, hearings, trials, etc., as necessary (travel time up to 10%)Direct paralegal and other legal support staff, as necessaryHelp legal team provide regular and structured reporting and analysis of open or threatened litigation matters to internal stakeholdersAssist in drafting and reviewing company policies and HR-related communicationsAssist in preparing and delivering training on legal issuesThis job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the position. It is not intended to cover or contain an exhaustive list of activities, responsibilities, or duties that are required of the employee. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract of employment. The Company has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time with or without notice, and duties and responsibilities may be added, removed, or modified at any time based upon business needEducation and Experience Requires an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university and a J.D. (doctor of jurisprudence) degree from an accredited law schoolAt least 6 years' experience in employment law, including demonstrated experience with handling litigation tasks (such as brief writing, motion practice, and courtroom appearances)Experience working as in-house counsel or in a mid-to-large size law firm Other Competencies and Characteristics for Success / Professional Skills This individual must be able to prioritize matters, exercise professional judgment, and remain proactive while working in a fast-paced environmentExcellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to persuade, influence, negotiate, and make formal presentations in meetings and training environmentsAbility to provide clear, concise, actionable, and pragmatic adviceAbility to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgroundsSound judgment, strong business acumen, and ability to understand business consequences of legal advice with a client-focused attitudeAbility to develop strong business relationships with all levels of the organizationStrong organizational and time management skills Preferred Qualifications Experience interfacing with representatives of governmental/regulatory authoritiesExperience with NLRB and California employment lawsExperience handling workers' compensation mattersExperience defending contract interpretation lawsuitsLocated near Dallas, Texas or Richmond, Virginia EEO Statement Brink's, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace. About Brink's Brink's is the global leader in security and logistics services, trusted by banks, financial institutions and businesses in both public and private sectors. We deliver the currency of the world to businesses in our communities. We do it because we're needed. We do it because we're trusted and valued. We do it because it makes us proud. Brink's Proud. What's Next? Thank you for considering applying for a job at Brink's U.S. To be considered for this position, you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature. Upon completion of the application process, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application. We will review all candidates and notify you of your status should we deem you fit for a job. Thank you again for your interest in a career at Brink's U.S. For more information about future career opportunities, join our talent network, Like our Facebook page or Follow us on Twitter. Brink's is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or history or any other characteristic protected by law. Brink's is also committed to providing a drug free workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Brinks, Dallas , SENIOR COUNSEL - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT - BRINKS, Human Resources , Coppell, Texas

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