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  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day.  We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do!  At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    General Summary:

    Provides advice and counsel to various departments of the company on labor and employment matters and the company’s strategic initiatives.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provide legal advice regarding labor and employment issues to wide variety of corporate departments, stores, distribution centers and other functional groups
    • Supervises, manages, and evaluates outside counsel on employment related matters including litigation
    • Represent the Company in labor and employment matters filed with state and federal agencies, including preparation and review of Company responses to charges and complaints of discrimination.
    • Review and draft company policies and handbooks to ensure compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws.  
    • Assist in developing, preparing and providing training regarding labor and employment practices.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

    • Previous labor/employment and litigation management experience.
    • Ability to analyze complex situations, and to deliver sound, practical legal advice.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent negotiating skills.
    • Independently handles employment matters and project ranging from basic to complex
    • Strong leadership skills with which to build consensus and persuasively overcome obstacles.
    • Familiarity with state and federal employment laws including FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, ADA, ERISA and other relevant statutes.

    Work Experience &/or Education:

    • Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school; member of a state bar.
    • Three to five years specific employment law experience required.
    • Law firm experience preferred.



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