Lead LR Consultant

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 01, 2019
Oct 31, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

Classification: Exempt

Date: October 2018

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

To match the signature style and passion of Target's distinctive and beloved retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of legal pros, each with valuable expertise from several disciplines. Whether specializing in government affairs, policy, risk management, regulatory compliance, ethics or employee and labor relations, this team advocates for Target and its business plans in communities across the nation and works across the entire company to provide internal clients with cohesive guidance. We are committed to being internal experts to both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target's ability to productively do business. We focus on defining, investigating, anticipating and ultimately mitigating risk in all its forms. We apply our grasp of brand law by overseeing, maintaining and ensuring correct, consistent and authorized use of Target's signature Bullseye logo, assets and other trademarked material. We help protect Target and its subsidiaries by applying our comprehensive understanding and interpretation of the laws that govern our stores, distribution centers and corporate locations. Here, you'll enjoy working autonomously with a healthy work-life balance. Your passion for learning the business and building relationships with the senior leaders and key business partners that you support will be key to tackling the ever-changing legal challenges we face in a dynamic and fast-paced retail landscape. From brand and patent law to contract development and negotiations, you'll be challenged and gratified by a role with Target Legal Affairs.

A role in Labor Relations means counseling and supporting your partners in the field or headquarters in ensuring a positive, comfortable and inclusive environment for all. Your work will have a positive impact across the operation on the exceptional quality Target offers as a workplace.

Provide advice in areas specific to Labor Relations to stores and distribution centers. Work under general guidance to ensure that the LR advice provided represents the organization's brand, philosophy and open door culture. Identify contributing factors and root causes that pose LR risk. Investigate allegations of misconduct which includes gathering/reviewing relevant documentation, interviewing witnesses, questioning subjects and documenting cases. Build great team and client relationships.

  • Accurately diagnose issues that present credible labor concern for the company.
  • First point of contact for field locations when organizing activity arises in a location.
  • Implement action plans and provides tools to diffuse organizing activity.
  • Implement long-term preventive labor plans.
  • Support labor organizing campaigns as a persuader.
  • Ensure all LR trainings programs and practices are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Lead key internal LR team projects.
  • Implement individual market strategies that close culture gaps.
  • Minimum 50% travel requirement.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Four year degree
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience working in a retail Distribution Center and/or Store
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to establish effective, trusted team and client relationships
  • Demonstrate ability to perform work with broad and general guidance rather than direction.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization

  • Previous ER, LR or HR experience

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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