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Employment Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

DC Water

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

May 03,2018

Posted on

Mar 20,2018

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Manager, Labor Relations The candidate: Establishes and maintains an effective Labor Relations Program to include Employee Counseling, Employee Grievances/Complaints, Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Disciplinary Actions, and Arbitrations. Responsible for Enterprise Policies and Procedures. Demonstrates responsiveness and communicates positive directions to managers, employees, labor representatives, etc. regarding the goals and mission of the firm in an effort to resolve problems and facilitate change. Drafts proposals and acts as Chief Negotiator during CBA and Working Condition negotiations with unions. Coordinates scheduling of all bargaining sessions with management, labor teams, and union attorneys. Works effectively with outside counsel and union attorneys in representing management during negotiations. Reports/Advises the Board of Directors on contract negotiation status, agreements, and labor issues. Oversees Labor/Management Subcommittee Meetings. Negotiates all Impacts and Effects Bargaining in accordance with the CBA and DC Law. Develops training and administers instruction to the firm management on areas of subject matter expertise: CBAs, EEO, Policies, etc. Provides analysis and guidance on labor law, EEO law, administrative hearing rules, and procedures representing management. Manages discipline and grievance processes for all union employees, roughly 77% of the total employment population. Serves as firm ’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer; including managing, investigating, and responding to all EEO complaints, and drafts investigative reports and exit letters. Provides guidance consultation and staff assistance to management on a variety of labor relations’ issues. Issues labor relations’ guidelines to supervisors. Develops and represents the agency’s position in administrative proceedings such as unfair labor practices, grievance proceedings, impasses, arbitrations, EEO proceedings and matters before the DC Office of Human Rights. Investigates and resolves highly sensitive employee relations issues in coordination with the Office of the General Counsel. Advises senior staff in the development of agency labor relations policy and guidelines. Establishes and maintains an employer-employee relationship that contributes to satisfactory productivity, motivation, morale, and discipline. Ensures compliance with federal and state labor law posting requirements and all federal/state laws regarding labor and employee relations. Develops, administers, and evaluates affirmative action plans. Performs other duties and projects as assigned. Provides daily planning and administration in the selection, assignment, supervision, promotion, discipline, and training of personnel within the Office. Interacts with high level officials, managers, supervisors, and employees throughout the Authority, local union representatives, consultants, officials from other government and private agencies and organizations, etc. Should have Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field and 10+ years of experience associated with a union workforce and collective bargaining agreement, inclusive of 5+ years of supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. J.D. degree preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
DC Water
5000 Overlook Ave Sw
Washington, DC 20032