Our Union

Staff Attorney

Affiliate: Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Location:Portland, Oregon
Posting Date:December 04, 2018

Oregon AFSCME Council 75 represents over 25,000 workers statewide in both public and private sector and is one of the fastest growing unions in Oregon. We provide excellent service and growth opportunity for our members and leadership with an emphasis on building power through solidarity. We are interested in individuals who are committed to moving the Union forward through member empowerment.

We are currently seeking to fill a Staff Attorney position. This position will handle all aspects of contract enforcement, including arbitration of discipline and discharge cases and contract interpretation matters. Staff Attorneys will frequently represent AFSCME before the Oregon Employment Relations Board as well as provide advice and assistance to Council staff and union members on a wide range of labor and employment law issues and assist field staff in training, organizing and representation matters. Background in labor law or labor unions and a familiarity with Public Employees Collective Bargaining Act required.

This position requires a law degree from an accredited law school and the attorney must be admitted to practice law in Oregon, including both state and federal courts, or the person must have the ability to obtain such admissions within a reasonable amount of time from the date of hire.

This position also requires two years’ experience with labor and employee relations.

Excellent pay and benefits.

Candidates with bilingual or multi-lingual skills encouraged to apply.

Send resumes and cover letter to: sswan@oregonafscme.org