• Paralegal II

    Job Locations US-IL-Aurora
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/25/2019 1:06 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview




    Looking for a way to influence the health and healthcare of many?


    If so, we’d love to hear from you! Our mission-driven organization is focused on theTriple Aim - Better Health, Better Healthcare and Lower Costs to individuals and their families who participate in our health plans.


    UNITE HERE HEALTH serves 100,000+ workers and 220,000 covered lives in the hospitality and gaming industry nationwide. Our desire to be innovative and progressive drives us to develop impactful programs and benefits designed to engage our participants in managing their own health and healthcare. Our vision is exciting and challenging. Please read on to learn more about this great opportunity!



    Key Attributes:


    • Integrity – Must be trustworthy and principled when faced with complex situations
    • Ability to build positive work relationships – Mutual trust and respect will be essential to the collaborative relationships required
    • Communication – Ability to generate concise, compelling, objective and data-driven reports
    • Teamwork – Working well with others is required in the Fund’s collaborative environment
    • Diversity – Must be capable of working in a culturally diverse environment
    • Continuous Learning – Must be open to learning and skill development.  As the Fund’s needs evolve, must be proactive about developing new areas of expertise
    • Lives our values – Must be a role model for the Fund’s BETTER Culture and Mission (Better, Engage, Teamwork, Trust, Empower, Respect)



    • Reviews and analyzes collective bargaining agreements for compliance as established by organization
    • Communicates information regarding complex issues with both internal staff and external customers
    • Identifies, understands and assists in resolving contract issues affecting employee’s health coverage
    • Coordinates with Fund departments to ensure contracts can be administered effectively
    • Knowledgeable about all assigned plan units and their nuances
    • Prepares/analyzes reports from database and from other sources as requested by Counsel
    • Researches and writes for attorneys
    • Drafts memoranda, letters, addenda, and extracts
    • Researches new legislation
    • Performs special projects and maintains historical documents and practices
    • Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of responsibilities and requirements of the job
    • Performs Essential Job Functions and Duties with or without reasonable accommodation


    Years of Experience and Knowledge

    • 2 ~ 4 years of related experience minimum
    • Working knowledge and experience in employee benefits/Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) preferred
    • Working knowledge and experience in LexisNexis research preferred
    • Experience with contract review, interpretation and drafting
    • Experience with labor relations contract review preferred
    • Experience in working on and resolving contract disputes preferred

    Education, Licenses, and Certifications

    • Associate's degree required
    • Preferred: Certification in Paralegal studies

    Skills and Abilities

    • Intermediate level Microsoft Office skills (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, OneNote)
    • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills


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