Senior Counsel, Employment Law

Posted 3.26.24
Location
New York, NY

ABOUT THE ROLE 

Peloton is looking for a Senior Counsel, Employment Law attorney with 7+ years of experience to join our Global Employment Law team! In this role, you will join a team of attorneys and professionals dedicated to supporting the legal needs of our People (HR) team and other internal clients across all locations and departments on a wide variety of matters that arise within our workforce. The role will be based out of our New York City headquarters office and will be required to follow our hybrid policy. Currently, hybrid team members report to the office weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with the understanding that hybrid team members may be requested to be present at a physical Peloton location, in NYC or otherwise, based on team or business needs.

YOUR DAILY IMPACT AT PELOTON 

  • Handle a broad spectrum of employment law matters, including: recruitment and hiring; compensation and benefits; employee relations; performance management and discipline; investigations; leaves of absence and accommodation; wage and hour issues; discrimination and harassment; and termination
  • Provide counsel on complex/sensitive employment matters and help resolve matters through pre-dispute resolution and/or positioning Peloton for potential litigation/arbitration
  • Manage outside counsel, and/or handle, all aspects of employment disputes, including administrative EEO charges, discovery, fact-finding and analysis, witness preparation, and arbitration or trial preparation
  • Work as an individual contributor, serve as a trusted advisor to the People Team and global business partners to support the development, implementation, and monitoring of scalable and compliant team policies, procedures, and trainings relating to the employee lifecycle
  • Draft employment-related agreements, templates, and forms (e.g., employment, consulting, separation, etc.)
  • Collaborate with other attorneys on the team to deliver advice and counsel to the People Team and other cross-functional partners
  • Research relevant labor, employment, and compliance topics and stay current on developments in the law and evolving best practices; develop and update corporate policies as needed
  • Create and lead training on global employment law issues
  • Support internal clients across jurisdictions and time zones
  • Other duties as assigned

YOU BRING TO PELOTON 

  • 7+ years of legal experience handling employment law matters; prior in-house experience preferred
  • Significant employment law litigation and counseling experience, and demonstrated understanding of all aspects of employment law, including leave and accommodations laws, wage and hour issues, matters relating to discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and workplace investigations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to simplify complicated legal concepts into “plain English” for your business partners at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent judgment and a creative problem solver
  • Outstanding critical thinking skills, with the ability to review novel issues, provide analysis and assess risk
  • Experience developing policies and process improvements
  • JD from an accredited law school and an active license to practice law in a US jurisdiction
  • Some experience with employee benefits, executive compensation and/or traditional labor law is a plus

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The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated salary range for this position based at our New York City headquarters. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors including individual performance, business objectives, and if the location for the job changes. Our base salary is just one component of Peloton’s competitive total rewards strategy that also includes annual equity awards and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan as well as other region-specific health and welfare benefits.

As an organization, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing for our employees and their family. To achieve this goal, we offer robust and comprehensive benefits including:

– Medical, dental and vision insurance
– Generous paid time off policy
– Short-term and long-term disability
– Access to mental health services
– 401k, tuition reimbursement and student loan paydown plans
– Employee Stock Purchase Plan
– Fertility and adoption support and up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave 
– Child care and family care discounts
– Free access to Peloton Digital App and apparel and product discounts
– Commuter benefits and Citi Bike Discount
– Pet insurance and so much more!
 
Base Salary Range
$213,300$277,300 USD

 

ABOUT PELOTON:

Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON), provides Members with expert instruction, and world class content to create impactful and entertaining workout experiences for anyone, anywhere and at any stage in their fitness journey. At home, outdoors, traveling, or at the gym, Peloton brings together immersive classes, cutting-edge technology and hardware, and the Peloton App with multiple tiers to personalize the Peloton experience [with or without equipment]. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City, Peloton has millions of Members across the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, and Austria. For more information, visit www.onepeloton.com.

At Peloton, we motivate the world to live better. “Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. By combining hardware, software, content, retail, apparel, manufacturing, Member support, and so much more, we deliver an exhilarating fitness experience that unlocks our members’ greatness. Join our team to unlock yours.

Peloton is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Peloton, where all team members, applicants, and other covered persons are considered on the basis of their personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, unemployment status, familial status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all practices and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  If you would like to request any accommodations from application through to interview, please email: applicantaccommodations@onepeloton.com

Please be aware that fictitious job openings, consulting engagements, solicitations, or employment offers may be circulated on the Internet in an attempt to obtain privileged information, or to induce you to pay a fee for services related to recruitment or training. Peloton does NOT charge any application, processing, or training fee at any stage of the recruitment or hiring process. All genuine job openings will be posted here on our careers page and all communications from the Peloton recruiting team and/or hiring managers will be from an @onepeloton.com email address. 

If you have any doubts about the authenticity of an email, letter or telephone communication purportedly from, for, or on behalf of Peloton, please email applicantaccommodations@onepeloton.com before taking any further action in relation to the correspondence.

Peloton does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Agencies should not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Peloton employees or any other organization location. Peloton is not responsible for any agency fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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