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Counsel - Employment Law Group

Denver, CO 80204
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Counsel Employment Law Group Denver, CO, USA

Do you have experience providing legal advice on employee benefits and executive compensation? Are you ready to unleash your potential in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Counsel Employment Law Group.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires process, discipline, and simplification

We will be looking to you to, provide legal advice on executive compensation, global LTIP program, corporate bonus, and variable compensation plans, employee benefit plans and policies, retirement plans, and ERISA, together with providing legal advice and support for U.S. and global employment matters. You will provide legal advice to the company, and support to the Employment Law Group colleagues in connection with U.S. employment law matters. Youll provide legal advice and risk management support to business partners, HR, and the Ethics Office on cross-functional and global matters including reductions in force, M&A matters, and workplace investigations. You will partner and advise Human Resources on related labor and employment law matters for the U.S. and globally.

For such a pivotal role, you will have 8 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department with expertise in executive compensation, benefits law, and global employment law. You will hold a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited school of law, admitted to at least one U.S. state bar if practicing within the U.S. or country equivalent qualifications for that country. You will have knowledge of tax securities laws, accounting, and stock exchange listing standards applicable to executive and director compensation, along with tax and employment laws applicable to compensation and employee benefits. Youll have experience advising on U.S. employment and labor law matters. Previous experience with agile working methodologies is also desirable.

Join us, and lets move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.


Annual base salary gross: $136.795 - $227,992. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the Western Union salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidates qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of Western Unions total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include short term incentives, health insurance (several options to choose from), accident and life insurance, access to the best in class learning and development platforms, to name just a few! To view more details of our benefits, visit us here: https://mywubenefits.com/ In addition to the annual salary, this role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus and long term incentives.


  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-07-17
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