Paralegal - Remote

    • Boston, MA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of a Paralegal in Boston, MA. This role is currently 100% remote and may switch back to office environment when COVID-19 ramps down. Summary: The Employment Paralegal is an important member of this company's Legal Department that will support the company's employment attorneys in a variety of matters. Key Tasks:

  • Perform legal research
  • Manage and respond to records subpoenas for employee records in accordance with applicable law
  • Monitor federal, state and local employment laws that impact organizational policy
  • Serve as internal point of contact for I-9 questions
  • Serve as internal point of contact for employment claims insurance provider
  • Assist the company's policies governing committee with management, drafting and revising of company policies
  • Independently manage independent contractor legal review and contracting process
  • Provide formal and informal training to stakeholders across the organization regarding proper classification of non-employee service providers
  • Assist with legal review and implementation of reorganizations and reductions-in-force
  • Assist with managing the company's internal investigations program and conduct internal investigations in accordance with company policy
  • Maintain employment-related contract forms and update as needed
  • Assist HR with reviewing background check results
  • Draft employment-related agreements and letters such as special offer letters, separation agreements, independent contractor agreements, leave letters and demands for return of company equipment
  • Create and maintain employment-related processes and playbooks, update as needed
  • Key point of contact for document production and management as needed for litigations
  • Other duties as required


REQUIREMENTS:
  • College degree
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Independent self-starter, creative thinker, quick learner
  • Strong detail orientation and focus on accuracy
  • Ability to independently and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels across the organization
Preferred:
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and practices
  • Paralegal certificate
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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