Moon, Pennsylvania

Auto req ID: 260751BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Nonexempt

Job Summary

Provides assistance and support to the legal staff by compiling and coordinating the daily flow of documents and information for use in processing legal matters for FedEx Ground (FXG).

Essential Functions

•Prepares, investigates and conducts research for new and ongoing legal matters.
•Organizes, coordinates, and tracks all legal files and documents, making them available and easily accessible to attorneys.
•Prepares verbal and written reports to assist attorneys in determining how cases should be processed.
•Prepares relevant information for inclusion in and assists with printing the legal department activity reports, as needed.
•Prepares draft legal documents, pleadings and memoranda. Prepares materials on training programs for management and FXG’s personnel regarding legal-related issues.
•Provides timely assistance to FXG’s outside counsel as requested.
•Responds to subpoenas and requests for information.
•Manages deadlines and the case/matter calendar. Coordinates court appearances, depositions, meetings, etc., between employees and outside counsel.
•Develops, maintains, monitors and tracks internal legal processes and databases.
•Maintains confidentiality and privilege of all work. Participates in and supports privileged and confidential projects.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education

•Associates’ Degree in legal studies or related field or Paralegal certification required; in addition to minimum experience, high school diploma/GED and two (2) years’ legal experience is accepted in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience

•No experience required.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

•Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office, web-based applications, document management systems, legal research applications (e.g. Lexis), and general internet research.
•Verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex and/or confidential information.
•Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals.
•Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations.
•Ability to develop effective methods for proof-reading and quality-review of work product to ensure all aspects of work are completed correctly.

Other Job Description Information

This position may be domiciled anywhere in the U.S..

The Employment Law Group (ELG) has 2 openings for paralegals. These positions may be domiciled anywhere in the U.S..

The ELG handles all US and Canadian employment related matters up to the point that a matter is filed in court, including any demand letters sent from opposing counsel and administrative agency charges of discrimination (e.g. EEOC or state equivalent). Once a complaint is filed in a court, a separate legal team handles those matter. ELG paralegals request and review personnel records; investigate and respond to attorney demand letters and records requests; evaluate and respond to wage and hour demands; investigate charges of discrimination and draft position statements; review and provide feedback to HR regarding internal privileged and confidential employee investigations; conducts research and works on special projects.

Preferred qualifications:
*Employment law counseling and/or litigation experience
*Experience directing, conducting, reviewing and/or providing feedback about internal investigations
*Experience interpreting and applying employer policies to evaluate employee performance or conduct and assessing legal risk or potential discipline and termination decisions
*Experience conducting legal research and drafting legal memos
*Experience with researching, tracking and communicating requirements of federal, state and local laws, regulations and court decisions
*Experience defending administrative agency charges of discrimination (e.g. EEOC), including investigating allegations, reviewing documents, drafting position statements and other documents
*Experience responding to attorney demand letters, including collecting responsive documents
*Experience investigating and responding to wage claims
*Experience with Microsoft Office, Teams, Sharepoint, Workday, Navex, OnIt, Relativity, and timekeeping programs
*Experience analyzing data and utilizing tools such as Spotfire or similar type of software
*Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all level of employees
*Takes initiative by being proactive rather than reactive. Acts as a self-starter and seeks out opportunities for continuous improvement in the interest of expanding one’s contribution.

% of Travel for the Position: 0%-25%
Address: 1000 FedEx Drive
City: Moon Township
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 15108
Domicile Location: P090

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

Search Engine Description: Legal/Regulatory

Moon, Pennsylvania

FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is a leader in cost-effective package ground shipping, offering dependable service to businesses and residential customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Through 95,000 employees, more than 600 distribution hubs and local pickup-and-delivery stations, and 61,000 motorized vehicles operated by 5,700 locally-owned small businesses, FedEx Ground transports more than 8.3 million packages daily. The company reported annual revenue of $18.4 billion in fiscal year 2018.

History

Founded in 1985 as RPS; rebranded as FedEx Ground in 2000.

Headquarters

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Principal Officer

President and CEO Henry J. Maier

FY18 Revenue

$18.4 billion fiscal year 2018

Workforce

More than 95,000 team members

Average Daily Volume

More than 8 million packages

Service Area

Service throughout the United States and Canada

Ground Fleet

More than 60,000 motorized vehicles

Operating Facilities

  • 32 ground hubs and over 500 pickup/delivery stations
  • 25 FedEx SmartPost distribution centers

Dropoff Locations

  • 37 Hubs
  • 31 FedEx SmartPost Distribution
  • >550 Pickup/Delivery stations
  • 635 FedEx World Service Locations
  • 1,850 FedEx Office Locations
  • 6,500 FedEx Authorized ShipCenter (FASC) and Third-Party Retail Locations
  • 8,250 FedEx Onsite Locations and FedEx Ship&Get Lockers

Awards

  •     Fortune's -World's Admirable Companies
  •     Fortune -100 Best Companies to Work For
  •     Fortune -One of the 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans
  •     Women’s Business Enterprise National Council -One of America’s Top Corporations for  Women’s Business Enterprises
  •     Fortune Magazine -World's Most Valuable Brands
  •     Reputation Institute -100 Most Reputable Companies in the World
Customer Service

1-800-Go-FedEx® (1-800-463-3339) or customer support at fedex.com

FedEx Ground: U.S.
FedEx Ground provides 100-percent coverage to every business address in the United States, with small-package delivery in one to five business days in the continental U.S. and in three to seven business days to Alaska and Hawaii.


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