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Labor Counsel Ii

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Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Sep 24, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 73037 to 105540 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Boston, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Labor & Employment
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Labor Counsel II
Duties: Represent the employer in all aspects of labor and employment law litigation before various administrative agencies. Consult with agency clients and provide legal advice. Assist with policy development and drafting of legislation. Research and draft legal memos. Assist investigators with ongoing investigations. Provide legal support to collective bargaining. Provide assistance to the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel as directed.

Qualification and Experience

Required Qualifications: A Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree. Admission to the Massachusetts Bar. 3+ years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in the practice of law.
Preferred Qualifications: 2-3 years of experience in Labor Arbitration and/or Employment law. Public sector experience is preferred. Prior Experience in Union setting or government agency. Past experience with MCAD, Civil Service, Department of Labor Relations. Knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of law including labor and employment law. Knowledge of legal research methods and procedures. Ability to travel throughout the Commonwealth as assigned and necessary. Ability to read and interpret legal documents such as decisions, briefs, opinions, and contracts. Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, and regulations governing agency operations and assigned unit activities. Ability to exercise sound judgment; ability to exercise discretion, in confidential information. Ability to explain the provisions of the laws, rules, regulations and procedures, guidelines and policies governing agency operations and assigned unit activities. Ability to gather information through questioning and observing individuals and by examining records and documents. Ability to establish rapport and maintain harmonious working relationships with others. Ability to interact with people who are under physical and/or emotional stress. Ability to deal effectively with others; ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations. Ability to ability to work professionally in adversarial relationships with opposing counsel. Ability to assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures; ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner, ability to conduct interviews. Ability to write concisely and effectively, to express thoughts clearly, and to develop ideas in a logical sequence. Ability to make an effective oral presentation; ability to communicate effectively in oral expression.

Additional info

Req. #: 21000724

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division
One Ashburton Place
McCormack State Office Building
Boston, MA 02108

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