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Sr Legal Counsel Employment

CVS Health
Woonsocket, RI 02895
**Job Description**

The (Senior) Legal Counsel, Employment Law will join a collegial team of ten other employment lawyers within a large legal department, reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel Employment Law.


Position Responsibilities:


Set strategy and oversee outside counsel on administrative charges and single plaintiff lawsuits

Work on projects with Human Resources and Business Leaders to design innovative programs that comply with all laws concerning the employer-employee relationship including in California

Provide advice and support on employment law matters to internal CVS Health business, HR partners and other internal clients and stakeholders

Draft and negotiate employment-related agreements and policies

Work collaboratively with Human Resources, Compliance and other stakeholders to address new laws or judicial decisions that impact the employer-employee relationship

Provide advice on employment law matters arising in corporate transactions


Location: Hartford, CT or Woonsocket, RI


**Required Qualifications**

Minimum 8 years of experience in a law firm or in-house position with a focus on employment law

Admitted to a state bar and currently in good standing

Strong litigation or litigation management experience

Ability to communicate effectively by phone, in writing and in person.

Ability to travel occasionally


**Preferred Qualifications**

California experience

Experience in a health care or retail organization

Transactional experience

Traditional Labor Relations


**Education**

Graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association


**Business Overview**

**Its a new day in health care.**


Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nations premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, were pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, youll be at the center of it all.


We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.


CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.


If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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