17 days old

Labor Associate

Jackson Lewis
New York, NY 10007

Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.

The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms.

Job Description

This position will sit in our New York City location.

For New York City, the expected salary range for this position is between $215,000 and $258,000.The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The position is primarily a traditional labor position representing employers but will also include advice and counsel work with employers regarding federal and Massachusetts workplace laws and other assignments, as needed. From time to time, the position may also involve due diligence of employer operations for workplace law issues in conjunction with acquisitions/mergers.
  • All facets ofTraditional Labor Relations, including:
    • Handling unfair labor practice charges at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
    • Researching and writing;
    • Representing management in NLRB elections;
    • Providing legal advice to employers regarding union organizing, corporate campaigns, card check and neutrality agreements;
    • Negotiating and/or providing legal advice regarding collective bargaining agreements;
    • Handling grievance, arbitration and unfair labor practice proceedings;
    • Obtaining mass picketing injunctions;
  • Advising employers on federal and Massachusetts wage and hour issues, leave management, disability accommodating issues and other workplace issues;
  • Reviewing handbooks, policies and forms for compliance with federal and state law;
  • Reviewing compensation, commission and bonus plans;
  • Conducting management training regarding labor relations, federal and Massachusetts workplace issues and, harassment, discrimination and retaliation; and
  • Other duties and responsibilities as reasonably assigned.

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • JD from accredited law school
  • Minimum of 5 years of traditional labor law experience is preferred.
  • MA Bar Admission
  • Understanding of current agency (state and federal) enforcement techniques preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish, is preferred but not required
  • May include regular business travel


Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work, and we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Posted: 2023-09-12 Expires: 2023-10-13

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