Fernandina Seeking Labor Attorney

The qualified candidate will handle the traditional scope of work including consultation and coordination with the City Attorney and City Manager.

Fernandina Seeking Labor AttorneyThe City of Fernandina Beach is looking to hire someone as their contracted labor attorney. The qualified candidate will handle the traditional scope of work including legal counsel, legal opinions, consultation and coordination with the City Attorney and City Manager.

Attendance at a variety of meetings may be required, including but not limited to labor negotiations, administrative hearings, arbitrations, City Commission closed sessions and/or open public meetings, and employment-related litigation court appearances and administrative hearings, as specified.

Other services may include legal advice, counsel, services, training, consultation and opinions to the City Attorney, City Manager and City Commission on a wide variety of labor assignments, including but not limited to:
-Laws against discrimination (federal and state).
-Methods to avoid civil litigation.
-Labor negotiations, arbitrations, labor and employment counseling, PERC proceedings and employment litigation.
-Drafting and/review for legal correctness and acceptability; legal documents, contracts, settlement agreements, severance agreements, releases, collective bargaining agreements and other legal drafting, as requested.
-Appearance for and representation of the City in labor negotiation matters, as requested.
-Guidance to the City, as well as representation when necessary, regarding personnel actions, policies and procedures, employment discrimination claims, and the like.

The City has appointed an Evaluation Committee tasked with performing the evaluation of all qualified proposals.

Official Request For Proposal is available under “bid postings” at FBFL.us, and should be returned no later than 2:00 pm, March 29th, 2016.

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