SEIU Local 32BJ

Legal Secretary

Based in New York City, NY

SEIU 32BJ represents 163,000 property service workers in 11 east coast states and the District of Columbia.  32BJ has an aggressive organizing program aimed at raising standards for security officers, airport workers, cleaners, residential maintenance workers and institutional food service workers.  32BJ also has active political, legislative and electoral campaigns to support the organizing, raising standards for low wage workers, winning commonsense immigration reform and other social and economic justice policy initiatives.  For more information, please visit www.seiu32bj.org

This position is one of two Legal Secretaries who provide admin support for the lawyers in our Legal Department.  The Legal Secretary reports directly to the Deputy General Counsel.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage attorney calendar and deadlines, member meetings, collective bargaining, and depositions;
  • Prepare Federal and State Court filings;
  • Draft and proofread legal documents and correspondence including redlining, creating TOA’s & TOC’s, etc.;
  • Prepare documents for production (i.e., organize documents, Bates-stamping, etc.);
  • Assemble large briefs, and collate exhibits for motion practice;
  • Assist with travel arrangements and accommodations;
  • Book and set up for meetings and/or events (catering, etc.);
  • Electronic case filing (state court, federal court and NLRB);
  • Assist in filing Unfair Labor Practice charges with the NLRB;
  • Retrieve member record information for record requests;
  • Overflow work includes performing legal research through Lexis and cite-checking;
  • Provide tech support for Legal staff;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Legal experience strongly preferred, but not required;

  • Relevant experience in an office environment required;
  • Experience handling confidential material and information professionally;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience managing multiple tasks and responsibilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including effective business writing;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including advanced Word skills and strong Excel and PowerPoint skills;
  • Ability to learn internal data and workflow systems.
  • 32BJ offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes employer-paid medical, dental and vision plans for full-time employees and their qualified dependents.  

To Apply
Please send a résumé and letter of interest to: HR@seiu32bj.org. Please use “Legal” in the Subject line of your email.


32BJ is an equal opportunity employer.  People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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