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Senior Counsel-Labor and Employment



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As Senior Counsel, you will collaborate with the business, People partners, and other stakeholders with regard to U.S. labor and employment law. More specifically, you will provide guidance and advice to People partners and business leaders in the context of employment-related laws and regulations, and you will support leaders relative to performance management, leave and disability issues, terminations, and all aspects of the human resources or People function.

You’ll make an impact by…

· Providing the client with an informed understanding of legal obligations and risks to allow the client to make informed decisions.

· Identifying the need for and directing training.

· Engaging, directing, and supervising outside counsel in the context of administrative charges and attorney demand letters.

· Developing and fostering relationships with the business and People partners and maintaining an understanding business goals and objectives.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

· You have extensive experience providing multi-jurisdictional employment counseling for business clients.

· You’re a subject matter expert in the areas of ADA, FMLA, and Title VII.

· You’re curious and have a desire to fully understand the process and the facts.

· You excel at providing clear and succinct advice in a way that brings others along.

· You pride yourself on being responsive and helpful to clients, and you understand that attorneys are service providers.

· You’re organized and can manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously.

· You’re excited by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale.

Location: This position is seated at the Walmart Home Office in Bentonville, AR. Currently, we are not considering a remote or hybrid role.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $130,000.00-$260,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Law degree from an accredited law school and 5 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Leading cross-functional teams

Primary Location...

9440 Tba, Bentonville, AR 72716-0001, United States of America