Law Fellow

Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ
New York

The Office of the General Counsel of Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ has an opening for a Law Fellow starting in August or September 2021. This is a full-time, one to two year position based in Local 32BJ’s New York City office, with a competitive salary and full benefits.

Local 32BJ is a progressive and dynamic labor organization representing over 175,000 property service workers, including janitors, security officers, airport workers, and food service employees, primarily on the eastern seaboard. While each fellowship experience varies according to the work of the department, fellows can expect to be involved in a range of matters relating to new organizing, the advancement of workers’ rights, and the representation of Union members. The fellow will work on matters before the National Labor Relations Board and in federal and state court; will present arbitration cases, and will work directly with Union staff and members.

Qualifications: Recent law graduates, judicial clerks, and third-year law students are welcome to apply. Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills, a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights, labor and employment coursework in law school, and a desire to practice union-side labor law. SEIU Local 32BJ is an equal opportunity employer. Admission to the New York Bar, or an intention to sit for the New York bar exam in the Summer of 2021 is required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but not required. Some travel will be required.

To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample, references, and law school transcript by November 15, 2020 to: ogc@seiu32bj.org.

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