CBS Corporation Assistant General Counsel, Labor and Employment Relations in Studio City, California

Assistant General Counsel, Labor and Employment Relations

REF#: 30632


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


Responsibilities include:

National Labor Relations Board Proceedings, including representation petitions, unfair labor practices, jurisdictional disputes and secondary picketing issues.

EEO/FEP proceedings, involving individual or group complaints of employment discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic information, height or weight, sexual orientation, veteran's status, gender identity or gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Labor Arbitration.

Employment contracts and termination agreements.

Miscellaneous proceedings, such as wage and hour claims, veterans' reemployment rights, OSHA enforcement, Family Medical Leave Act enforcement, child labor issues and related state and municipal claims. The Section also handles immigration issues.

Labor negotiations.

Preventive law. The successful candidate will spend considerable time dealing with policy matters, as well as giving advice to operating management concerning ongoing problems. Vetting proposed layoffs and discipline is a regular part of this effort.


Candidates should be admitted to practice in California and have a minimum of four years of labor and employment experience as a law firm associate or equivalent experience. Outstanding written and oral communication skills and investigative skills are essential.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled