Associate General Counsel (3+ Years' Experience)

SEIU Local 32BJ
New York

The Office of the General Counsel of Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ, a New York City-based union, is hiring an Associate General Counsel.

Local 32BJ is a progressive and dynamic labor organization representing 175,000 property service workers, including janitors, apartment building workers, security officers, airport workers, and food service employees, primarily on the eastern seaboard. As an Associate General Counsel, you will be expected to handle a wide range of matters relating to new organizing, the advancement of workers’ rights, and the representation of Union members. You will represent the Union in federal and state court, on matters before the National Labor Relations Board, and before other administrative agencies. You will also present cases to arbitrators and assist with contract negotiations. You will also advise union officers and staff on internal union administration, traditional labor law, and some benefit fund matters.

Qualifications: Applicants should have at least 3 years of relevant experience, excellent research and writing skills, and a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights. Applicant must be willing and available to travel. Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but not required. SEIU Local 32BJ is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color. This position comes with a competitive salary and full benefits.

To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume to: Application reviews will begin February 26, 2021 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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