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Senior Counsel, Legal Labor Relations

Company: Waste Management
Location: Seattle
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
WM, a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.I. Job Summary
Handles moderate to complex legal matters and projects in areas of traditional labor law, NLRB matters, collective bargaining and contract administration and helps implement Company strategy in those areas under the supervision of the Vice President, Labor.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
- Act as Company representative during collective bargaining with various unions.
- Provide legal advice and counsel on issues arising under the NLRA. Reviews legal publications and pending legislation and advises management of changes that impact the Company, business and industry.
- Provide legal advice and counsel on the interpretation and administration of collective bargaining agreements.
- Conducts risk assessment in connection with customer, vendor, operations, industry and/or business issues. Advises management on most appropriate response or action.
- May be responsible for management of outside counsel activities as necessary including determining effective business and legal strategy to address litigation and/or other specific operations or Company needs.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no direct supervisory duties, but may occasionally act as a team lead.
IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Juris Doctorate (accredited)
Experience: Six (6) years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement), with particular emphasis in areas of collective bargaining and matters arising under the NLRA..
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
Required: State Bar Licensure.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
None required.
Travel requirement - 75%

V. Work EnvironmentListed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Normal setting for this job is: office setting.
BenefitsAt WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
The expected salary range for this position is $185,000 - $222,640. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's relevant experience, education, training, certifications, qualifications, and work location. In addition, this position is eligible for AIP bonus and LTIP on an annual basis. -If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply".
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