Full Time Job

Associate Counsel / Counsel, Labor Relations


Universal City, CA 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Reporting to VP, Labor Relations, the person in this role will provide strategic advice and counsel to internal clients regarding single employer and industry-wide collective bargaining agreements and the National Labor Relations Act, provide legal counsel on union grievances and represent the Company in collective bargaining agreement negotiations.
Other responsibilities include handling labor arbitrations, National Labor Relations Board matters, and other related litigation for the Company.

Job Duties
• Provide strategic advice and counsel to internal clients, including business & legal affairs, creative executives, HR professionals, business leaders, and production teams regarding labor laws and union contractual obligations
• Represent Company in collective bargaining agreement negotiations
• Act as legal counsel in union grievances, labor arbitrations, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board
• Provide production support for scripted and unscripted programming

Basic Qualifications:
• 2+ years of relevant litigation, employment law, labor law or related entertainment transactional work
• Labor relations experience, including grievance processing, handling labor arbitrations, and matters before the National Labor Relations Board
• Law degree
• Member in good standing of the State Bar of California Bar or member in good standing of another State Bar and eligible to be registered as in-house counsel

Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics
• Entertainment industry experience
• Outstanding analytic, communication and organizational skills
• Collaborative, team-oriented approach
• Ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve issues quickly and effectively.
• Collaborative, team-oriented approach
• Ability to liaise multi-function teams from diverse business units
• Ability to build consensus, think creatively, and proactively identify Company needs with regard to labor relations matters.
• Ability to build relationships across a large organization

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1b6qe-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.