Labor & Employment Counsel

NCR Corporation
May 18, 2023
Jun 15, 2023
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Labor & Employment Counsel page is loaded Labor & Employment Counsel Apply locations ATLANTA, GA, USA time type Full time posted on Posted 7 Days Ago job requisition id R

About NCR

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in transforming, connecting and running technology platforms for self–directed banking, stores and restaurants. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 38,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

TITLE: Labor & Employment Counsel

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA (hybrid)


NCR's Law Department covers a full range of legal matters, including securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property development and protection, commercial negotiations, corporate governance, employment matters and litigation.

This is a hands–on role for an experienced employment counsel with significant experience in all aspects of labor and employment and related litigation legal practice. As a member of the NCR Law Department, the Counsel, Labor & Employment will provide NCR HR Leadership team with legal support on labor, employment and dispute resolution as well as to the HR professionals and teams in the company and to management organizations in the US and globally.

The Counsel, Labor and Employment will be based in Atlanta, GA. Some travel will be required. The role will report to the Law Vice President–Litigation and will work closely with other attorneys in the Law Department throughout the world.


  • Advising on and providing strategic support to business clients, including HR and management, on a diverse and challenging array of employment and labor legal issues as they arise.

  • Proactively preventing or minimizing legal risk to the Company and helping to drive legal strategy to align with and achieve business strategic goals.

  • Supervising outside counsel and managing litigation matters including coordination of fact investigation, drafting and production of discovery, and developing strategy for, drafting and revising litigation briefs and motions.

  • Providing outlooks, managing and reporting legal spend.

  • Investigating and responding to government agency charges and investigations.

  • Providing counsel and advice on union labor matters such as Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations and management.

  • Researching, remaining up to date on, and reporting on new and emerging developments in the law and providing strategic advice and guidance in support of company compliance with same.

  • Proposing, revising and drafting company policies to ensure labor and employment law legal compliance.

  • Developing strategy for employee dispute resolution.

  • Providing support to contract managers and the business when employment–related contract drafting, interpretation and enforcement issues arise.

  • Providing or supporting HR and business training initiatives concerning employment and labor legal matters.

  • Advising on matters and initiatives that may relate to employee privacy law.

  • Supporting the business on post–employment restrictive covenant issues, such as trade secrets, non–compete and non–solicitation dispute prevention and agreement enforcement.

  • Advising on and assisting compliance with the FLSA and state wage & hour legislation, employee disability management and accommodations, employee background check reviews, FCRA compliance, and temporary workforce management.

  • Providing other necessary general legal advice and counsel to business clients primarily in the areas of employment law, labor law, and dispute resolution, and performing other duties as assigned by supervisor and senior management.


  • Fully qualified lawyer in the United States and experience with hands–on legal responsibilities for labor and employment in a corporate law department. General knowledge of global issues and trends in employment law and prior global responsibilities and expertise desirable and will provide an advantage

  • At least 10 years' experience practicing law at a major law firm and multinational company, with a focus on labor, employment and related litigation as well as global HR issues

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including a clear and concise drafting style and ability to communicate orally and in writing with colleagues across the United States

  • Sound user experience with MS Office

  • Occasional travel is required

  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • A passion for providing unparalleled client service

In addition to having the educational and experience background described above, the ideal candidate:

  • Is highly motivated and proactive

  • Is able to work independently and manage multiple ongoing projects in a fast–paced, dynamic environment

  • Has solid business judgment and is able to develop sound practical solutions to complex legal and commercial issues

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and can interact well with clients and with other lawyers

  • Must have the highest level of integrity and business ethics

Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job.

Full time employee benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k

EEO Statement
Integrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

Statement to Third Party Agencies
To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

About Us

Help us run the world's top brands.

At NCR , you'll have meaningful and relevant work experiences, opportunities to learn and make a real contribution. Every day we build on our 130+ year history to transform, connect and run our customers' technology platforms.

A career here means embracing our innovative culture and shared values , always seeking new adventures and carving your own path.