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iHeartMedia Labor & Employment Attorney in Austin, Texas

iHeartMedia

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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it! From broadcast radio to digital streaming radio to podcasting, audio continues to grow – and iHeart, which reaches 90% of Americans every month, is the #1 audio company in America across every one of those platforms. We’re the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers; we build important connections with hundreds of communities across America; we create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America; and we have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting. Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia.

If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

What We Need:

We are seeking an experienced Labor & Employment Attorney to join our team.

What You'll Do:

*Candidate can work anywhere in the U.S. but preferably it would be ideal to be in or near a major city due to some travel.

  • Provide advice and counsel to human resources, business clients and executives on a variety of employment and traditional labor matters, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour laws, family and medical leave laws, restrictive covenants, and employee privacy, including as it relates to union workforce.

  • Interpret collective bargaining agreements, respond to union inquiries, grievances, and disputes.

  • Manage and support outside counsel in employment litigation and collective bargaining.

  • Advise business leaders and HR related to employee separations and oversee drafting of separation agreements.

  • Interpret and advise business leaders related to appropriate handling of employee matters under collective bargaining agreements.

  • Assist with in-house development of processes and policies to handle current and potential labor and employment law issues.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of labor and employment law experience in top law firm and/or working as an in-house lawyer is required.

  • Labor negotiations experience and some travel required.

  • Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, facilitation, oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team.

  • Ability to multitask and to prioritize workload under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Detail orientation – with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving. “Following-up until resolved” skills a must.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top quality, nationally recognized college or university.

  • Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

  • Licensed member of a state bar in good standing.

What You'll Bring:

  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return

  • Specialized depth and/or breath of knowledge in job discipline or field

  • Ability to work independently, with guidance in the most complex situations

  • Previous experience managing mid-large sized projects of moderate complexity

  • Ability to recognize and mitigate risk

  • Passion for continued knowledge sharing and learning to formulate innovative ideas

  • Analytical thinking and judgement to build creative solutions to complex problems

  • Comfortable interacting with individuals of all levels and ability to maintain professional relationships

  • Strong communication skills that include being able to negotiate and encourage a broader point of view

Compensation:

Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data.

$144,000 - $198,000

Location:

VIRTUAL CST, TX

Position Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Pay Type:

Salaried

Benefits:

iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options

  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing

  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community

  • A 401K plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving

  • ​A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.

Visit iHeartMedia.com to learn more about us.

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