State of Wyoming EHLS09-08291-Labor Standards Analyst-Cheyenne in Cheyenne, Wyoming

EHLS09-08291-Labor Standards Analyst-Cheyenne

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EHLS09-08291-Labor Standards Analyst-Cheyenne

Salary

$21.59 - $26.99 Hourly

Location

Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

053-Administration - Labor Standards

Job Number

08291

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Workforce Services is seeking a Labor Standards Analyst to Investigate, evaluate and issue written determinations through complex case analysis and independent adjudication of federal and state violations of civil rights laws and wage and hour laws. Alleviate the burden on the Court System through informal and formal administrative procedures, including alternative dispute resolution, to resolve violations of State and Federal anti-discrimination and wage & hour laws. Incumbent exercises considerable independent discretion and judgment within statutory limits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Advises claimants, charging parties, the public, workforce centers, attorneys, employers and others concerning labor laws, unfair/illegal employment practices, wage and hour laws, and all other statutes enforced by Labor Standards.

  • Investigates and issues determinations on claims for wages.

  • Investigates and issues decisions on charges of employment discrimination. This includes legal analysis based upon current case law.

  • Investigates and issues determinations on the Wyoming Labor Preference Act.

  • Conducts alternative dispute resolution conferences (fact-finding/settlement conferences) with authority to negotiate settlements on wage claims and charges of employment discrimination.

  • Conducts site visits on charges of employment discrimination.

  • Prepares investigative plan and issue requests for information to parties in a claim or charge.

  • Investigates complaints involving child labor violations, issues findings and recommendations for compliance and possible referral to the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Upon request of the Program Manager or the Division Administrator, may investigate objections to a resident contractor's certification and report findings back to Program Manager or Administrator.

  • Investigates complaints of violations of the state prevailing wage act which mandates set wages to be paid on state public works projects.

  • Provides training on employment law to general public, employer groups and employee groups.

  • Investigate charges of discrimination, draft discovery requests, interview witnesses, draft and negotiate settlements, request and draft subpoenas, write determinations, conduct fact finding/settlement conferences.

  • Takes complaints of wage and hour violations, contacts employers, conducts on-site visits; advises, consults, assists and provides technical support to lawyers, unions, employers and employees on how to be paid on state public works projects.

  • Provides training on employment law to general public, employer groups and employee groups.

  • Investigates charges of discrimination, drafts discovery requests, interviews witnesses, drafts and negotiates settlements, requests and drafts subpoenas, writes determinations, conducts fact finding/settlement conferences.

  • Takes complaints of wage and hour violations, contacts employers, conducts on-site visits; advise, consult, assists and provides technical support to lawyers, unions, employers and employees on complex labor laws.

  • Conducts legal research, reviews, analyzes court decisions, statutes, regulations, codes, and rules and applies with considerable judgment to fair employment and wage and hour cases.

  • Reviews employment policy handbooks upon employer request, as assigned by the Program Manager.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Preference may be given to those with experience and knowledge of Employment Law and Human Resources Management

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of state and federal labor laws, including wage and hour statutes, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and EPA.

  • Knowledge of Labor Standards Program procedures and applicable rules and regulations.

  • Knowledge of laws, practices, principles, and concepts regarding federal/state civil rights, labor relations, wage and hour, equal pay, age, race, and sex discrimination, disability discrimination, family and medical leave, plant closing, and other labor laws.

  • Knowledge of public works contracts, unions, state preference and prevailing wage.

  • Knowledge of basic principles/practices of business accounting.

  • Knowledge of how to conduct audits of complex payroll records and other employer documents.

  • Knowledge of mediation and negotiation techniques and interpersonal communications.

  • Knowledge of the Wyoming Administrative Procedures Act.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Business)

PLUS

Experience:

0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Labor Standards)

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Labor Standards)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

  • The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

  • Please provide a writing sample in the form of a cover letter, resume or a professional sample.

Supplemental Information

053-Department of Workforce Services - Administration - Labor Standards - HR Contact 307-777-8727

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URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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