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Institute Director
Concord, CA Preferred/Remote Possible

Senior Leadership Position
Compensation: Annual Salary $75-85K; Paid Vacation; Generous Holiday Schedule; Paid Medical & Family Leave; 100% Employer-Sponsored Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance; Pension

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Paul H. Tobias Attorney Fellow
Washington, DC/Concord, CA/Remote

As part of its commitment to cultivating the next generation of workers’ rights advocates, the Institute created The Paul H. Tobias (PHT) Attorney Fellowship Program. Named after the founder and first Executive Director of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the PHT Attorney Fellowship offers a new lawyer the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects that will advance the cause of workers’ rights.

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