Job Details

Attorney IV

Company name

Department of Industrial Relations

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 25,2018

Posted on

Jul 30,2018


USD 5387 Annually


Los Angeles, CA
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Attorney IV Duties: Represent the Director and Division Chiefs in administrative and state and federal trial and appellate forums in litigation involving one or more of the following substantive areas, with a concentration on item (4) on the general range of representation listed below: (1) California apprenticeship laws. (2) California public works laws, including prevailing wages and apprenticeship. (3) Self-Insured (Workers’ Compensation) Plans. (4) Employment law (Government Code, Title VII, FEHA, Americans With Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment, Unemployment Insurance Code, Labor Code) related to Department personnel matters before the State Personnel Board, Department of Personnel Administration, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and related civil litigation. (5) Labor-management laws (Public Utilities Code) governing county transit districts for the State Mediation and Conciliation Service in state trial and appellate courts. (6) Information Practices Law. (7) Cases challenging the validity of Labor Code provisions under the state or federal constitutions, or federal laws. Act as Hearing Officers for the Director including workers’ compensation, public works, prevailing wage, self-insurance plans, apprenticeship, and State Mediation & Conciliation cases. Advise the Director and Division Chiefs on rulemaking, legislation, and general policy issues; testify before legislative bodies; serve as counsel to boards appointed by the Governor; train other counsel and staff; and, lead and monitor work of specific substantive area legal teams within the Unit. Representation of the Director as Administrator of three workers’ compensation funds (the Uninsured Employers’ Fund, Subsequent Injuries Fund and the Death Without Dependents Unit) before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Boards, Reconsideration Unit, and civil appellate courts throughout California.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Additional info

Job Code #: JC-117650

Company info

Human Resources
Department of Industrial Relations
320 W. Fourth Street
Suite 450
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: 800-564-0771

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