• Office of Legal Affairs & Labor Relations

    The Office of Legal Affairs & Labor Relations is responsible for:

    • ensuring compliance with the University bylaws, policies, and collective bargaining agreements, and city, state and federal laws;
    • providing legal advice and guidance to the President, academic, student and administrative divisions;
    • overseeing the labor-management grievance process;
    • serving as liaison to the University General Counsel’s Office, Office of Human Resource Management and Office of Labor Relations, and the NYC Law Department in litigation matters;
    • functioning as the Records Access Officer (FOIL), FERPA Appeals Officer, and Ethics Officer.

  • The Office of Legal Affairs, Labor Compliance and Diversity provides notary services for members of the college community. There is no fee for this service.

    Please bring unsigned original document(s) and identification.

    The College receives requests for information in various forms such as subpoenas, courts orders or notices (for employee or student records, or in some instances requiring an individual to give testimony in a current or potential court proceeding). The College has a responsibility to ensure certain legal requirements, if any, are met before releasing such information. Consequently, if someone attempts to serve you with a subpoena or other requests for information concerning the college, its faculty, students or staff, you must take the following steps:

    In Person/Walk-In Requests:

    Direct the person to the Office of Legal Affairs, Labor Compliance and Diversity in Room E-512. Should the person not comply, please call our office immediately for advice, at Ext. 5077.

    Mail/Email Requests:

    Mail – Mark the date and time of receipt on the envelope or document, sign the envelope or document and deliver immediately to our office in E-512.

    Email – Forward immediately to legalaffairs@lagcc.cuny.edu

    If you have any questions, please call us at 718 482-5077