Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
This position is for a labor and employment attorney with four or more years of experience seeking an entry level in-house legal position. The successful candidate will provide professional, timely, cost effective and practical legal advice and counsel to the HR function and Shell companies in relation to the full range of United States labor and employment law matters.
In conjunction with the US Labor, Employment and Benefits Team, the successful candidate will provide advice and counsel regarding labor and employment law to all Shell businesses operating in the US, covering approximately 18,000 employees, as well as employment law advice relating to HR policies that pertain to the global Shell group of companies. Responsibilities include providing advice and counsel in all aspects of labor and employment law, managing compliance with a wide range of federal and state employment laws, including the NLRA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, and FMLA, and coordinating advice and input from other internal advisors.
This position reports to the Associate General Counsel, North America Corporate, Finance & HR/Benefits, located in Houston, Texas. The Legal Corporate team within Shell Legal provides legal advice and services on corporate, finance, HR and benefits matters. The successful candidate will join a US team of three labor and employment and two benefits attorneys.
The successful candidate will also be involved in continuous improvement and standardization and simplification initiatives being undertaken by the wider Legal Corporate team in which the US Employment and Benefits team sits.
While mediation is an important aspect of this role, litigation and arbitration is addressed through our Litigation department.