Under senior leadership direction, this position leads US federal, state and local HR related litigation and employee relations matters on a first chair basis or through the oversight of outside counsel. Responsible for assessing, implementing, and maintaining programs, policies, and practices to ensure that Sykes’ US Operations are in compliance with US federal, state and local HR related legal/regulatory policy and reporting regulations. Develops and oversees Sykes’ HR Compliance Program for US Operations to identify risk, ensure adherence with all applicable US federal, state and local HR related legal/regulatory and compliance requirements. Proactively tracks US federal, state and local HR related laws and regulations that affect the organization's policies, recommends proactive solutions and leads implementation efforts necessary to changes policies, procedures and internal controls. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of US federal, state and local HR related legal concepts, practices, and procedures (for example, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, FLSA, WARN,), relying on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Proactively partners with all relevant business unit and operations personnel regarding all relevant activities/initiatives.
Adheres to SYKES policies on ethics and integrity.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and listen. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
COMMITMENT TO ETHICS AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated is firmly committed to conducting business in compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and other accepted standards of business conduct as reflected in the company's policies. SYKES is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. SYKES is committed to selecting, developing, and rewarding the best person for the job based on the requirements of the work to be performed and without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability/handicap, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity and expression, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. EEO.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this position.