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United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE)

United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE)


Organizer

Based in Southern California


UE seeks an experienced Organizer for a national staff position based in Southern California, starting on November 1, 2019 or earlier. UE has mounted an important new organizing initiative, and this is your opportunity to play a significant role in a bold campaign to grow our union and the labor movement.

Under direction of an experienced lead organizer, the successful applicant will develop and win organizing campaigns and assist in securing first contracts in newly organized workplaces. UE is an independent member-run union with a nationwide membership and a proud history of progressive political action and aggressive struggle to improve workplace conditions. Visit our website at www.ueunion.org to learn more.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct worker outreach to generate organizing campaigns in identified workplaces
  • Lead one-on-one and group meetings with workers
  • Identify and develop workplace leaders
  • Motivate workers to take action
  • Build union organizing committees capable of winning union recognition
  • Maintain accurate information on worksite and campaign activities
  • With direction develop campaign literature
  • Work on mobilization campaigns to win first union contracts

Requirements:

  • Previous worker organizing experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred
  • Although the position is Southern California-based, willingness to travel for extended periods
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends
  • A working vehicle and a valid drivers’ license
  • Basic computer and writing skills
  • A strong commitment to social justice.

Salary for this position ranges up to $54,000, depending on experience. Benefits include excellent health plan, retirement plan, and a substantial car allowance.

Persons of color are urged to apply. Women are urged to apply.

To Apply
Please email a résumé and cover to: jobs@ueunion.org.

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