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Labor, Employment, and Ethics Investigator

Career Area: Legal / Compliance / Quality
City: Herndon
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Job Description



The Labor and Employment Investigator will act as a key member of the legal team and will review and investigate internal employee relations issues and concerns directly related to equal employment, wage and hour, and ethical reports/complaints or violations. The Labor, Employment and Ethics Investigator interfaces and builds strong partnerships with Human Resources, Operations, and other lines of Business Management. This position ensures that risks are identified, debated, escalated, and managed as appropriate.  This is a Hybrid position with a work schedule requiring two days a week in the office and three days remote.



  • Manage complex labor and employment concerns, and/or disputes related to alleged EEO, wage and hour, and ethical violations and complaints, discrimination, and complaints of unfair treatment
  • Completes and summarizes investigation findings in written reports, makes determinations and recommends courses of action; submits recommendations to management, as required; follows up and documents outcomes
  • Works closely with the Company’s legal team and various stakeholders to effectively manage concerns and issues raised through investigations
  • Provides timely communications to all relevant parties throughout the investigation process, including responding to case escalations
  • Proactively identifies ways to prevent or reduce employee relations issues through the implementation of additional policies and procedures, training, and communications
  • Uses sound judgment to mitigate risk and weigh the importance and validity of information to form fact-based opinions
  • Conveys empathy, patience, discretion, and active listening skills when investigating and discussing sensitive issues
  • Thoroughly tracks and documents investigations and disciplinary actions in internal systems and reports; maintains records as legally required
  • Prepares clear and concise periodic summaries for executive review
  • Performs other related duties as needed or assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Law, Human Resources, or related field preferred)
  • Three to five years of experience in an Employee Relations or related role with focus on conducting internal investigations directly related to EEO, wage and hour, and unethical complaints or reports
  • Strong listening, interviewing, and counseling skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels within an organization, as well as the ability to create and summarize detailed written reports
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and investigatory skills; ability to research information and objectively analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action
  • High level of integrity and objectivity to ensure proper outcomes are obtained and ability to keep information confidential
  • Strong working knowledge of employment laws (both State and Federal) and regulations (ADA, EEO, FMLA,), as well as the ability to appropriately interpret and apply policies, laws and business practices when addressing employment matters
  • Experience working on wage and hour concerns, as well as with a unionized workforce



Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach



Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required.