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Cook County Bureau of Human Resources – Labor Counsel

Application Open Until Filled

Cook County Bureau of Human Resources – Labor Counsel 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of the law pertaining to local and municipal government in Illinois, particularly with respect to Cook County government and the Cook County Health and Hospital System.

Graduation from an accredited law school as Juris Doctor. Licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois.

Three (3) years’ of work experience in labor relations, human resources, litigation, or other related field.

Please submit a Cover letter and Resume to 118 N. Clark St., Room #840, Attn:  Regina Crider.  You can also email the two required documents to

The position description can be found  HERE on the right side of this page under the Download option.