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Employee Relations Attorney / In-house Employment Counsel

New York

We have an outstanding opportunity for you to join our Employee Relations Team. Our Employee Relations team provides comprehensive legal and strategic employee relations advice and support to a workforce of approximately 4,000 employees across Macquarie's businesses in the Americas (U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Chile).

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

  • As an Employee Relations Consultants you will be responsible for counseling on a wide range of employment-related matters, including negotiating employment terms for new hires, overseeing the performance management process, and advising on terminations, reductions-in-force, and business restructures alongside partnering with the Benefits Team to manage disability claims as they impact ongoing employment and the Rewards Team on executive compensation issues.
  • Your role will also involve overseeing litigation matters handled by outside counsel and legal risk management in matters raising potential litigation concerns as well as overseeing compliance with applicable labor and employment laws and regularly monitoring relevant jurisdictions for material legal updates.
  • Additionally, you will  be tasked with conducting employment policy research and drafting to ensure compliance with all applicable employment-related laws, regulations, and guidelines

Salary range for this position: $185,000 – 215,000 Year. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, peer and market data, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. You may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive compensation award. We offer a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Day Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability, in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees.

What you offer

  • You will have a JD. or equivalent
  • 7 years + of employment law and litigation experience, preferred with practical knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws in the U.S. required
  • Possess material in-house employee relations or employment legal experience within financial services or other professional services companies

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply

Employee Benefits

  • Hybrid and flexible work arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and minimum 25 days of annual leave
  • Primary caregivers are eligible for 20 weeks paid leave along with 12 days of transition leave upon return to work and 6 weeks paid leave for secondary caregivers
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing

About the Corporate Operations Group

In our Corporate Operations Group, you will work at the heart of Macquarie. Join a collaborative team who accelerate digitalisation, sustainability and social impact for the benefit of our people, customers, shareholders and communities. Our teams include technology, digital transformation and data, operations, human resources, business services, corporate strategy and solutions and the Macquarie Group Foundation.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including color and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: COG-976224
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Human Resources
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Human Resources
Recruiter: Stewart Mitchell
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