Labor Counsel
Job Posted: 7 June 2022
Company: Bureau of Human Resources of Cook County
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Chicago, IL


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Job Summary

Represents Cook County in matters within the authority of the Labor Relations Department under the supervision of the Senior Labor Counsel. Acts as a legal advisor and counsel to the County in all areas of labor relations related to the Bureau. Labor Counsel is responsible for all labor relations-related litigation that may arise, including arbitrations and Labor Relations Board matters. Provides guidance and counsel to department heads and supervisors on labor related matters including discipline, work rules and department organization. Works with outside counsel, elected officials and department heads in matters associated with arbitrations and department work. Assists in labor negotiations with collective bargaining groups; assists in the evaluation, formation, and implementation of policy directives affecting employees of Cook County. Consults with the Bureau Chief of Human Resources and Deputy Chief in matters of highest confidentiality.