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UFCW Local 2013

UFCW Local 2013
 

Labor Union Field Representative / Internal Organizer

Based in Brooklyn, NY
 

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

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary will be based on years of experience.  Package includes comprehensive health and retirement benefits.

To Apply:  
Email cover letter and résumé to fstreich@ufcw2013.org

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