American Airlines Director & Senior Attorney - Labor Law in Ft Worth, Texas

Director & Senior Attorney - Labor Law

Date: Oct 19, 2016

Location: Ft Worth, TX, US

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Job Description

American Airlines Group Inc. is seeking a Labor Attorney to join the in-house legal team based in Dallas, Texas. As a Senior Attorney-Labor Law, you will work directly with Labor Relations, Human Resources, and management and will be responsible for providing counsel and legal advice on labor law matters that arise from the day-to-day operations of American Airlines, Inc. You will be responsible handling, managing and supporting matters such as grievances, arbitration hearings, lawsuits, and labor negotiations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead counsel for labor arbitrations

  • Function as a labor law subject matter expert

  • Stay current with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements

  • Provide practical, compliant, and strategic legal advice and counsel to Labor Relations, Human Resources, and management on a full range of Railway Labor Act issues, including on administration of multiple collective bargaining agreements

  • Work closely with Labor Relations, Human Resources and management on issues such as contract interpretation, grievance responses, performance management, and employee relations

  • Support Labor Relations team during labor agreement negotiations

  • Strategically and in a cost-effective manner, manage and partner with outside counsel in litigation matters

Additional Locations: None

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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