We are currently seeking a talented individual for the position of In-house Labor & Employment Attorney for UNS Energy Corporation and subsidiary companies. The position will handle both union and non-union labor and employment matters.
Provide advice and counsel to executives, management and various corporate client groups on all employment matters, including wage and hour compliance, termination, harassment, discrimination, and related employment policies and procedures. Provide training, investigate claims, manage and direct company’s responses to state and federal agencies on employment issues. Provide advice and counsel on matters involving labor laws, collective bargaining agreements, unfair labor practices and labor arbitrations. Provide advice and counsel regarding company compensation and benefit issues. Oversee outside counsel in employment, labor and compensation and benefit matters. May also oversee or assist with other litigation matters.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and experience in employment issues including wage and hour compliance, EEO and ACRD matters, termination, sexual and other harassment, discrimination, investigations and related employment policies and procedures.
Strong knowledge of Title VII, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, and other federal and state employment laws is required.
Experience in OSHA and worker’s compensation, and litigation experience under federal and state employment laws preferred.
Knowledge and experience in traditional labor law, including NLRB proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations and arbitration proceedings preferred. Knowledge and experience in employee compensation and benefits, including health and welfare plans and ERISA, a plus.
Superior academic record and excellent analytical, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills.
Four to seven years of prior employment law experience, preferably with a law firm.
Ability to manage workload effectively, set priorities and deliver results on agreed upon timelines.
Regular and predictable on-site attendance.
Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or eligible for reciprocity.
UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit http://www.uns.com.
Tucson Electric Power provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 414,000 customers in Southern Arizona. Although our company has been in business for more than 120 years, we continue to look for innovative ways of providing value, comfort, convenience and security to our customers every day. We’re evaluating cutting-edge energy technologies, reshaping our energy portfolio and expanding our renewable power and energy-efficiency programs. While our line of work can be challenging, it can also be rewarding. Our team of dedicated professionals values engagement, enthusiasm, innovation and collaboration.
In return, TEP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company matc...h, a company-sponsored pension plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.