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Employment Attorney

The E.W. Scripps Company
Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • Job Code
    JR022410
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The E.W. Scripps Company, an enterprise media company, is seeking an Employment Attorney. The purpose of the Employment Attorney is to provide practical and strategic legal counsel to HR professionals on employment law-related matters, including compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, to ensure the company's activities, policies, business practices, and transactions comply with all relevant laws and regulations. This position reports to the VP, Employment & Labor Law and Chief Diversity Officer. This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH.

Key Activities:

  • Collaborate with and advise Human Resources on all legal issues related to the company's human capital.
  • Make recommendations to HR professionals on how to respond to legal issues or proposed changes in laws and regulations.
  • Investigate and respond to employee concerns, attorney demand letters, and other similar issues.
  • Draft, review, and revise employment policies, handbooks, template agreements for releases, notifications, leaves of absence, contracts, employment-related agreements, compensation plans, and other legal documents.
  • Remain abreast of employment-related legislation and significant court decisions and recommend policy modifications based on changes in the law.
  • Provide support for other corporate functions, including matters involving employee benefits, reductions in force, regulatory compliance, privacy and corporate security.
  • Provide legal advice and support on traditional labor matters
  • Work on other legal matters as may arise in the normal course of business.

Education and Experience / Certifications:

  • 5-7 years of employment law experience with a focus on employment litigation, employment contracts, and representing clients before administrative agencies in employment law and related claims.
  • Experience working with and advising an HR team on federal, state, and local employment and labor law issues, employee relations and compliance, investigations, and developing and implementing employment handbooks, policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of the various national and state laws that impact employment, including ACA, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, Internal Revenue Code, Workers Compensation, and other employment-related laws.
  • Experience successfully representing employers in employment-related litigation and mediation.
  • Experience with immigration law.
  • Experience with laws and regulations governing employee benefits.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Licensed to practice law in Ohio.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent judgment and ability to provide practical advice on legal risks in a business context.
  • Ability to handle and strategically prioritize numerous projects in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Ability to establish strong professional relationships and credibility with internal clients, management, and legal colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently under direction of the VP, Employment and Labor Law, Chief Diversity Officer.

About Scripps:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nations fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

If interested, please apply at www.scripps.com/careers.

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