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Employment Law Specialist

Corporate | Mattoon, IL Distribution Cntr | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:             Employment Law Specialist

Reports To:         Human Resources Director

Job Location:      Corporate Office, Mattoon, IL

FLSA Status:       Administrative Exempt




This position administers various human resources plans and procedures related to employment law compliance.  This position assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.



  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment and labor law compliance
  • Provide guidance and recommendations for problem resolution to managers, including reviewing, correcting and approving disciplinary actions
  • Maintains feedback mechanisms to assure understanding of employee perceptions across the organization
  • Investigates problems such as working conditions, disciplinary actions, and associate and applicant appeals and complaints
  • Oversees employee related claims of mistreatment, including fact finding and determining appropriate responses
  • Oversees the maintenance of personnel files and I-9 Forms in compliance with applicable laws
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed
  • Uses discretion and independent judgment in decisions
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in relative field and 7+ years of experience in Human Resources or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years employment law experience within a large complex organization
  • Employment Lawyer preferred
  • Professional Certification of PHR, SPHR, or GPHR preferred
  • Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficient
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to effectively listen and communicate



  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time