UFCW Local 2013

UFCW Local 2013

Collective Bargaining Representative

Based in Brooklyn, NY


A labor organization of about 14,000 members, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, located in Brooklyn, New York is seeking an experienced labor activist who excels at bargaining contracts under a myriad of challenges. Only those dedicated to improving the lives of working people should apply. Please note: This position is not a remote work position. The Collective Bargaining Representative must be in the Union office or on site at a covered location at all times. There is no ability to work from home.

This is not an entry level position. You must have negotiations experience to be considered.


  • Managing and performing contract negotiations both on-line and in-person
  • Developing proposals, writing Memorandums of Agreement and other pertinent documents
  • Working with a bargaining committee; setting up prep/negotiations sessions either online or in-person
  • Analyzing contract language and developing strategies to improve existing contract language
  • Participating in effects bargaining when necessary
  • Other duties as needed and assigned by Executive staff, not limited to field representation, if necessary.


  • Team player who can work independently and professionally  in a diverse environment and communicate effectively with staff, members and management
  • Must have strong organization skills and be able to think quickly and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of labor law for private sector workers in New York State, New York City and New Jersey including but not limited to the National Labor Relations Act.
  • Must have five (5) years of experience working as a Business Agent, Union Representative (who has been involved in negotiations) or other bargaining position in a pro-labor setting.
  • Must be dedicated to the labor movement and have a commitment to fight for justice and workers’ rights
  • Clean driving record
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of wage parity in the health care sector a plus but not required.

Salary based on years of experience. Full package includes comprehensive health, retirement and other fringe benefits.

Email cover letter and résumé to: jpitman@ufcw2013.org.

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