At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. In Legal Affairs, we strive to attract, develop and retain diverse talent with the potential to be future leaders of our department and of MetLife as a whole. We seek legal and compliance professionals who demonstrate high intellectual capacity to understand complex matters facing our company, combined with strong leadership competencies to motivate and inspire higher performance by all our professionals. We take an active role in developing the skills of our talent and guiding their professional growth. By promoting skill development and career advancement for our professionals, we are better positioned to serve our internal business partners and to help achieve MetLife’s vision of becoming a world-class leader in the insurance, retirement savings and employee benefits industries.
United States : New York : New York
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This position will provide labor and employment law advice and counsel in support of the Company’s operations globally. The attorney will be a key strategic advisor to HR and business leaders, and serve as a critical link between the business lines, HR and the Law Department.
JD degree and New York bar membership
A minimum of 5 years of relevant labor and employment experience required.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability to deliver solution-oriented advice
Experience handling international employment matters, including experience with Works Councils and Unions in foreign countries, a strong plus
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MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
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Requisition #: 34341