Megan Pedersen appointed Director of Office of Labor Relations

megan-pedersenOn Monday, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the appointment of Megan Pedersen as Director of the King County Office of Labor Relations (OLR),

Megan has been the Interim Director of OLR since January 2016 where she helped lead the County to its first ever total compensation agreement with the County’s Coalition of Unions, establishing wages and health benefits for 2017-18, while developing a Total Compensation strategic framework for all bargaining in the County.

Prior to overseeing the Office of Labor Relations, Megan was the Deputy Director of the King County Records and Licensing Services (RALS) Division from 2012-2016, and a Labor Litigator with the Office of Labor Relations from 2010-2012.

Before joining King County, Megan was an associate with Seattle law firm Williams Kastner where she specialized in representing management in labor and employment law matters. She is a graduate of the University of Washington Law School.

As OLR Director, Megan will lead the County’s work in strengthening our new total compensation methodology and work with our labor partners to ensure we are an equitable, innovative and fiscally-responsible government for our employees and the people of King County.

Please join us in welcoming Megan to her new role.