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Labor Union Representative (Bilingual)

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UFCW Local 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

UFCW Local 2013


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Published 22 days ago

Salary will be based on years of experience

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2013 is a union of 13,000+ members working in health care, food manufacturing, warehousing, and retail in the New York City metropolitan area. Our Brooklyn-based union represents a majority immigrant workforce that is the backbone of the city. We are committed to improving the lives of working people.


Major responsibilities include:

  •  Visit assigned shops on a scheduled basis.
  • Assist and train Local Shop Stewards in policing and enforcing the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Process grievances up to the arbitration process.
  •  Move members to take action to resolve workplace issues.
  •  Put together Labor / Management or Health and Safety Committees.
  • Identify and develop Shop Stewards and other leaders.
  • Train bargaining unit members in actively participating in contract negotiations.
  •  Help develop and move contract support campaigns when needed.
  • Turn in weekly progress reports and schedules


Qualifications:

  • Commitment to fight for justice and worker rights.
  • 1-3 years of representational experience.
  • 1-3 years of organizing experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish Speaker is a requirement. (Other languages spoken are a plus).
  • Comfort and effectiveness working in a diverse environment. 
  • Strong organization and time management skills. 
  • Knowledge of relevant labor laws. 
  • Must have a Driver’s license


COVID protection:

We provide all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and follow all social distancing guidelines to help keep you safe when working on-site.

United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2013 is a union of 13,000+ members working in health care, food manufacturing, warehousing, and retail in the New York City metropolitan area. Our Brooklyn-based union represents a majority…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Package includes comprehensive health and retirement benefits

Package includes comprehensive health and retirement benefits

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be bilingual Spanish speaker, other languages spoken are a plus.

Must be bilingual Spanish speaker, other languages spoken are a plus.

Location

On-site
Brooklyn, NY

How to Apply

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to fstreich@ufcw2013.org

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to fstreich@ufcw2013.org

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