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Labor Advocate III

Publicado por
AFSCME
|
Washington, DC
Nuevo
|
Publicado hace 24 días

This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of analyses involving collective bargaining issues or specialized issues; for providing assistance to affiliates during negotiations, impasse resolution proceedings, organizing campaigns, and other union activities. Analyses may involve collective bargaining issues, fiscal and budgetary issues, and/or the funding, regulatory, and work environment of AFSCME members in the social services sector. 

 

DUTIES: 

  • Conducts in-depth responses and studies upon request of affiliate and AFSCME staff. May involve developing new resource materials.  
  • Analyze city, county, state, and other budgets, to review the fiscal condition and ability to pay and highlight areas for further questioning.  
  • Documents analysis and recommendations and prepares appropriate exhibits.  
  • Analyzes health and pension plan documents and actuarial reports in order to develop an appropriate response to employers, policymakers, union leaders, staff, and members.  
  • Analyzes state and federal legislative and regulatory initiatives in the social service field to determine their impact on AFSCME members and make recommendations. 
  • Works with AFSCME affiliates on implementation of initiatives. Serves as a negotiator or in an advisory capacity during negotiations.  
  • Prepares and may present economic exhibits, information summaries, arguments and counterarguments, and testimony during impasse procedures.  
  • May be asked to prepare and present testimony before city councils, county, and state legislatures, and may deal with the press on issues.  
  • Prepares materials for and conducts briefings and workshops at affiliate meetings and conferences covering key issues. Serves as staff liaison to one or more advisory committees appointed by the President.  
  • Reviews specific issues and concerns for the committee and helps develop programs to address their specific needs. Serves as a staff resource to these committees, preparing meeting agendas and materials, following up on actions recommended, and drafting resolutions and recommendations.  
  • May monitor one or more specialty issues or topics of importance to AFSCME.  
  • Serves as the resource person in these areas for both affiliate and AFSCME staff. This means serving in an advisory role during negotiations and conducting workshops.  
  • Writes occasional articles, manuals, and fact sheets on various areas of concentration. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Education and Experience: 

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, advanced degree desirable with course work in, depending on specific duties, economics, employee benefits, or labor relations; CEBS certification desired.  
  • A minimum of (7) seven of related work experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.  

 

Skills:  

  • Thorough knowledge of labor unions and organizing. 
  • Thorough and advanced knowledge of economic principles.  
  • Thorough knowledge of collective bargaining processes and issues.  
  • Thorough knowledge of health and retirement benefit issues.  
  • Ability to analyze, formulate plans, and develop solutions.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  
  • Ability to conduct sound research and make logical conclusions.  
  • Ability to formulate program strategies and respond to formal information requests.  
  • Ability to perform advanced benefit plan design analysis.  
  • Ability to lead projects.  
  • Ability to develop curriculum and present effective training seminars.  
  • Advanced skills in the use of personal computers, internet research, and database software. 

 

Travel and work hours 

  • Travel and on occasion working extended hours or weekends may be required.  

This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of analyses involving collective bargaining issues or specialized issues; for providing assistance to affiliates during negotiations, impasse resolution proceedings…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    23 de mayo de 2022
  • Educación
    Licenciatura
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Mando intermedio
Salario
USD $90.954 - USD $136.436
/ año

Nivel de Idiomas

English

English

Ubicación

Presencial
1625 L St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please submit cover letter and resume to email address.

Please submit cover letter and resume to email address.

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