UFCW Local 2013

UFCW Local 2013

Labor Union Representative

Based in Brooklyn, NY


United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2013 is a union of 13,000 members working in food manufacturing, warehousing, and health care in the New York City metropolitan area. Our 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 and through the arbitration process.
  • move members to take collective action on issues in the shops.
  • Organize and Participate in Labor / Management meetings at assigned shops.
  • Identify and develop leaders
  • Train, educate and mentor Shop Stewards.
  • Lead or participate in contract negotiations and conduct contract campaigns
  • Train bargaining unit members in actively participating in contract negotiations.
  • Identification of organizing targets.
  • Prepare and submit weekly work activity reports to Local Union Directors; maintain a detailed record of project activities.


  • 1-3 years of representational or organizing experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bilingual Spanish Speaker is required.
  • Comfort and effectiveness working in a diverse environment.
  • Commitment to fight for justice and worker rights.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant labor laws.
  • 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 David Kaminski, Field Director at: dkaminski@ufcw2013.org.

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