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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/07/19

Applications Due10/21/19

Vacancy ID70720

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleBureau Chief - Labor Bureau (NYC)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 28 Liberty Street

City New York


Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications We are seeking candidates with at least ten (10) years of experience. Applicants should have significant investigatory and litigation experience and extensive knowledge of federal, state, and local labor laws. Applicants with prior supervisory and leadership experience are strongly preferred.

Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced lawyer to lead its Labor Bureau. The Bureau brings civil enforcement actions and criminal prosecutions for violations of minimum wage, overtime, prevailing wage, and other labor laws. The Bureau has been nationally recognized for enforcing labor standards in low-wage industries such as the fast food, car wash, and construction industries. The Bureau has undertaken initiatives to address emerging issues in the labor field, such as payment of wages by payroll card, on-call scheduling, and unenforceable non-compete agreements. The Bureau also represents (a) the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) in Article 78 and other proceedings, typically in cases where employers challenge the Department’s enforcement actions and (b) the DOL and the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board in appeals to the Appellate Division of State determinations concerning unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation benefits. The Bureau has approximately twenty (20) attorneys and eight (8) legal support and administrative staff.

Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.

Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief



Email Address


Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty Street

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005


Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at The reference number for the position is LAB_NYC_BC_3219 .

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
•Cover Letter (Please address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
•List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
•Provide two (2) writing samples; please upload these as one document using the field provided
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website:

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