Labor & Employment Counsel
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Pragmatic and efficient: You think quickly and are able to give considered, practical advice without perfect information. You break down ideas, projects, and problems into components and create logical progressions through those components
  • Collaborative: Your impact is much greater because people like working with you and do more for you. We are a flat organization so everyone's voice is important
  • Adaptable: You are comfortable diving into new challenges
  • Entrepreneurial: You're a self-starter who works independently with little supervision. You drive projects forward
  • Mission-driven: Our ultimate goal is to help others by bringing them access to better care. We want to bring people on board who share that passion and drive and are motivated to help us get there
  • JD degree
  • Minimum 6 years of employment law experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Member of a US state bar in good standing (California preferred)
  • Provide advice and counseling on a broad spectrum of employment law issues, including recruiting, diversity and inclusion, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, pay equity, internal investigations, compensation and benefits, contingent workers, and immigration
  • Evaluate, iterate and scale employment practices and policies at a growing organization
  • Draft, review and update employment related agreements and templates
  • Handle employment-related disputes
  • Conduct audits, employment classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts
  • Source and manage outside counsel on labor and employment matters
  • Help develop and conduct training and education programs for employees, managers, and the People Ops team
  • Provide advice to company-wide partners and help develop strategy on company-wide initiatives and policies affecting employees with a team-oriented approach
  • Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government enforcement activities relating to employment issues and provide proactive, strategic advice to the relevant stakeholders
Desired Qualifications
  • BigLaw and technology company in-house experience
  • Prior in-house experience preferred

201-500 employees

Modern healthcare platform
Company Overview
Forward is on a mission is to create a world where everyone has access to the best medical care available
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Company Core Values
  • Empathy & Empowerment
  • Impact at Scale