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Union Organizer Internship - UNITE HERE! Local 217

Internship

Internship posted by: UNITE HERE!

Posted on: November 25, 2013

Internship description

UNITE HERE Local 217 is seeking organizing interns to work on hospitality industry (such hotel and food service) campaigns in Rhode Island. Take on multi-national corporations in the service sector by building worker-led committees. Organize people to stand up for their rights and maintain their motivation in the long struggle for social justice.

UNITE HERE!'s (www.unitehere.org) goal is to not only organize non-union workers and win campaigns, but also to train effective progressive labor leaders and organizers who can develop creative and strategic campaigns to change the economic balance of power in North America.

Innovative organizing campaigns, deep rank-and-file engagement and leadership development, and our strong training program make UNITE HERE! an exciting place to create change and build power with workers in the hotel, gaming, and food service industries in the US and Canada.

We are looking for people who are passionate about fighting for justice and organizing workers who don't have a union yet. Applicants should be ready and willing to work long, irregular hours.

How to apply

For more information, contact Andrew Tillett-Saks atatillett-saks@unitehere.org