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Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

The Position of Legal Counsel, Employment will support and report to the Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment and Chief Compliance Officer and will be responsible for providing proactive and practical day-to-day counseling, legal advice, and support on general U.S. employment matters including, but not limited to, hiring and termination matters, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, leaves of absence, reasonable accommodations, wage and hour matters, and employee investigations.

Scope of Role:

  • Provide proactive and practical day-to-day advice on a broad range of U.S. employment issues, including recruiting, hiring, termination, wage and hour, HR practices, performance management, discrimination, disability reasonable accommodation, religious reasonable accommodation, retaliation, and other employment related matters, policies, and procedures
  • Support and partner with the company’s HR teams to provide guidance on employee relations issues, HR risk mitigation and general HR best practices
  • Assist with the creation, implementation, interpretation and enforcement of legally compliant and effective employment processes, policies and programs that balance legal risk with business impact
  • Lead and collaborate with cross-functional partners to sustain and enhance employment law compliance
  • Provide proactive trainings, templates, and guidance documentation support for HR teams
  • Advising Human Resources on employment law matters under U.S. federal and state laws (e.g., Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, FLSA)
  • Monitoring legal developments to ensure compliance with federal and state employment laws
  • Assisting with internal investigations and working with the HR teams to address findings
  • Drafting and revising internal HR policies, documents, procedures, and templates
  • Conducting employment law compliance trainings
  • Handling and responding to third party subpoenas for employee and/or employment related matters
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant legal experience providing employment law advice and counsel
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school
  • Active and in good standing bar license
Additional Preferred Skills:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a track record of building effective partnerships across constituencies within a matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle highly confidential information and matters
  • Highly motivated and collaborative partner with demonstrated ability to successfully operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work independently under the direction of the Deputy General Counsel, Labor & Employment and Chief Compliance Officer
  • Demonstrated leadership, effectiveness, good judgment and excellent attention to detail
We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we’re required to, but because it’s the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please

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