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Employment Attorney / Litigation - Employment Attorney in Manhattan, NY

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Company name

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Labor & Employment
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Manhattan, NY

Date Last Verified

Dec 17,2017

Posted on

Dec 07,2017

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Assistant Hearing Officer - Department Hearings and Investigations The candidate will assist in the investigation, writing and processing of disciplinary charges in support of the Hearing Officer. Will work with management and labor officials to negotiate settlements of disputes that are fair and consistent across the various departments. Under the direction of the Hearing Officer advise management on how to perform thorough and complete investigations of incidents or rule violations. Assist departments with investigations by taking employee and witness statements. Serve as a resource for management on how to write concise and accurate disciplinary charges based upon the investigation and facts. Under direction of the Hearing Officer hold pre-trials and settlement conferences on behalf of management and coordinate the settlement of cases with union officials and management under the supervision of the Manager. Assist with trials/hearings to develop a complete and thorough disciplinary case record to ensure management’s rights and an employee’s due process rights are fully protected. In support of the Hearing Officer ensure witnesses are prepared and that all relevant documents and evidence are available and produced at the investigation/trial. Ensure compliance with all contractual procedures and time limits. Under direction of the Hearing Officer ensure that cases are settled and or decided at the departmental level in accordance with progressive discipline and are consistent with agency standards across the various departments at firm-North. Ensure fair, equitable, and consistent treatment of employees across all departments. Assist with training management concerning the consistent application of policies, how to handle complex investigations, and the disciplinary process at firm-North. Work closely with the Employee Availability Specialists in all attendance related issues. Conduct attendance related investigations. Provide support and assistance to the Hearing Officer and Director. Perform other assignments as directed by senior management. Must have Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Labor Relations and/or related field. Should have 2+ years of experience in performing labor management functions handling grievance and/or disciplinary matters. Law Degree or Master's Degree is preferred. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels in the Company, the union officials, and with external contacts is required. Working knowledge of the investigatory process, appeals, and arbitration is needed. Working knowledge of mediation techniques is must. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and/or comparable software applications is essential. Deadline: December 20, 2017

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Job ID: 90868

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
Jamaica Station
New York City, NY 11435