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    Summary

    The General Counsel is seeking a trial attorney to investigate and prosecute unfair labor practice complaints and to assist in other administrative, trial, and appellate proceedings. The successful candidate will be placed in the position of Senior Attorney, Supervisory Attorney, or Associate General Counsel, depending upon experience.

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    Responsibilities

    The main focus of the trial attorney's responsibilities will be labor-management relations law, but the trial attorney will also assist in investigating and prosecuting cases involving Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) public access matters. The trial attorney may also be called upon to investigate, research, and provide advice and instruction on the other labor and employment laws that apply to the Legislative Branch under the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA). Those statutes include those mentioned above as well as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, veterans' employment and reemployment rights under Chapter 43 of Title 38 U.S. Code, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

    Other Duties Include:

    • Investigating and prosecuting charges and complaints alleging unfair labor practices and violations of occupational safety and health and ADA accessibility provisions in the Legislative Branch.
    • Assessing regulatory compliance by working with technical experts, researching legal and policy issues, and preparing pleadings, legal memoranda and investigation reports.
    • Developing and implementing case strategies.
    • Participating or assisting in appellate court proceedings.
    • Negotiating with employing offices and employees, monitoring corrective action plans, and initiating of enforcement actions as needed.
    • Evaluating current statutory and regulatory framework, recommending possible adjustments, and developing and implementing strategies to obtain needed changes.
    • Drafting regulations.
    • Representing the office at professional and public gatherings, lectures and panel discussions.
    • Assisting in production of educational materials and reports.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00 - Promoation potential and supervisory status are dependent upon experience and appointed position. See Summary.

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521065900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.