Personnel, Labor and Employment Division
The Personnel, Labor and Employment Division serves includes two sections. The Personnel and Labor Relations Section provides representation to District government agencies in administrative and personnel related matters. The Division’s Human Resources Section is responsible for The Office of the Attorney General’s professional development and recruiting programs.
The Personnel and Labor Relations Section
The Personnel and Labor Relations Section represents District government agencies in administrative personnel related matters, including
- Suspensions and terminations for employee misconduct.
- Workers’ compensation matters where claims for benefits have been denied, modified or terminated.
- Discrimination claims filed before the Office of Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The Section also assesses the legal sufficiency of all newly negotiated collective bargaining agreements between District government agencies and labor unions before submission to the Mayor for approval.
Human Resources Section
The Human Resources Section is responsible for the following professional development and recruiting programs:
Training and Professional Development Program
OAG is committed to providing its employees with job training and professional development support. The agency invests in helping employees achieve individual excellence as they help OAG achieve its mission. OAG’s programs help employees enrich their expertise, develop their skills and improve their productivity. The agency also assists staff with the challenges of navigating changing workforce demands and provides support for upward mobility and growth.
Hiring and Recruitment Program
OAG is committed to hiring and retaining an excellent and diverse staff. The agency recruits for open positions on a national level through on-campus interviews and participation at job fairs. Interested job seekers can apply for positions through OAG’s job posting site.
Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
OAG is committed to fairness and diversity in the workplace. The agency embraces our differences and recognize that the respect and dignity with which we treat each other is critical to the success of the OAG's mission. The agency’s Diversity Program celebrates differences by promoting understanding and respect of physical, cultural and social differences among individuals. OAG’s EEO Program ensures no person retaliates against, harasses, or coerces any other person because that person has filed, opposes or participates in a complaint of discrimination.
Summer Associate and Internship Program
OAG’s Summer Associate and Internship Program provides college and graduate students with meaningful, substantive work in areas of law that excite them as they consider what to do after graduation.
Interns provide the office with a valuable service while they gain a thorough understanding of how the OAG works. The agency provides interns with substantive assignments. OAG also arrange visits to judicial forums that give them an inside view of the courts and other legal institutions. Interested students can learn more here.