The Dow Chemical Company has an opening for Counsel- Employment Law located in Midland, MI. This role, with oversight from leadership, will provide legal advice to members of the company's Human Resources function on legal issues associated with managing employees and will review company policies and programs for legal risk and recommend updates and revisions.
With oversight from leadership, provide legal advice to members of the company's Human Resources function on legal issues associated with managing employees.
Review company policies and programs for legal risk and recommend updates and revisions.
Review compensation programs annually and other programs as needed (e.g., leave policies, severance plans, diversity programs) for compliance and legal risk.
Lead Employee Review Meetings to review proposed employee terminations, advise leaders and HR on legal risk of terminations and other job actions.
Advise HR processionals and leaders on legal issues arising from employee medical conditions that impact ability to work. Assess legal risks and recommend approaches to manage employee medical leave and accommodation requests.
Advise HR team on legal issues associate with unionized environments. Review and interpret collective bargaining agreements and advise on potential labor law issues.
Act as legal counsel on employee investigations.
Prepare and provide proactive training to HR employees on legal topics.
A minimum of 3 years of legal experience in labor and employment law with a corporate legal department or nationally recognized law firm
Law Degree appropriate to the jurisdiction served (JD/LLM in the U.S., requirements vary outside the U.S.)
Licensed to practice law in the appropriate jurisdiction
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.