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Published 25 days ago

LEGAL DIRECTOR

Hybrid, Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Education:Other Education Requirement
Experience Level:Director
Salary:USD $90,000 - $100,000 / year

Description

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Legal Director will oversee the organization’s impact

employment law investigations and individual cases; train and support staff on employment laws; facilitate and

support communication of legal processes with workers; and maintain organizational compliance.

Qualifications:

● Active membership in the CA State Bar is required;

● At least 3 years of legal services experience is required;

● Demonstrated knowledge of employment or labor law;

● Demonstrated knowledge of the policies and procedures of the Division of Labor Standards

Enforcement;

● Relevant advocacy, policy, project management, and coalition-building experience;

● Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;

● Relevant experience developing and implementing strategies in investigations or cases to create

systemic change in industry or workplace;

● Ability to think strategically, and to lead and work collaboratively with others:

● Ability to communicate effectively regarding industry and organization:

Duties

● Identify and assist the development of the legal strategy of the organization;

828 W. Washington Boulevard ▪ Los Angeles ▪ California ▪ 90015 ▪ www.janitorialwatch.org

● Work with Executive Director and Field Director to implement legal strategy of the organization;

● Support Field Director, Field Coordinators, and Investigators with identifying and developing evidence

for strategic cases;

● Working with Executive Director and Field Director to identify appropriate legal processes for

investigations and strategic cases;

● Support, train, and monitor integrity of information developed in investigations;

● Work closely with Field Director to develop, implement, and maintain investigative systems;

● Train staff on wage and hour laws, retaliation, discrimination, legal processes, and other related laws;

● Supervise and coordinate individual wage claim cases and process;

● Develop, train and supervise wage claim advocates;

● Design and oversee peer to peer self-help clinics;

● Train, support, and supervise legal coordinators;

● Support supervision of team members and direct supervision of team members as necessary;

● Support, design and review legal content of worker education, training, and materials;

● Monitor public policies and legislation;

● Analyze and recommend support or opposition of legislation or policies to the Executive Director;

● Testify in support of legislation or policies that are strategic to the organization’s goals;

● Draft letters in support of legislation;

● Assist in the preparation of worker testimony in support of legislation or policies that are strategic to the

organization's goals;

● Train and support staff on legislative visits;

● Assist in the development and implementation of the organization’s communication goals;

● Maintain and train staff on key developments in legislation, policies, case law that impact the industry

or goals of the organization

● Represent organization with external coalitions, allied organizations, and contributing employers; and

● Participate in internal Coordination Team 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

● Life experience with the janitorial industry or other low wage industry and five or more years of work

experience in investigation, advocacy, or organizing;

● Fluent in Spanish and English;

● Strong written and verbal communication skills in both languages;

● Commitment to transformational change, worker rights, civil rights and social justice;

● Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills;

● Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc);

● Experience working in diverse environments;

● Prior experience with database use and maintenance preferred;

● Ability to work long and irregular hours and travel throughout the Country;

● California Driver’s License, Car insurance and reliable car required. 

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Legal Director will oversee the organization’s impact

employment law investigations and individual cases; train and support staff on employment laws; facilitate and

support…

Benefits

Competitive salary for a nonprofit organization, $90,000-100,000 depending on experience ● Excellent medical benefits package, including full family health care; 828 W. Washington Boulevard ▪ Los Angeles ▪ California ▪ 90015 ▪ www.janitorialwatch.org ● Generous paid time off benefits, including paid vacation, paid holidays, monthly accrual of paid sick time, bereavement leave; ● Phone stipend $85.00/month ; and ● IRS mileage reimbursement and $150/week car allowance in addition to salary

Competitive salary for a nonprofit organization, $90,000-100,000 depending on experience ● Excellent medical benefits package, including full family health care; 828 W. Washington…

Level of Language Proficiency

English/Spanish

English/Spanish

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
828 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

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Instructions:

To apply submit a cover letter explaining qualification and resume via email to nflores@mctf.info

(Attn: Yardenna Aaron. Email subject: Legal Director Resume).

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