Union Representative

Posted 3 years ago

Job Description

UFCW Local 21 represents over 30,000 workers in grocery stores, department stores, drug stores and health care in Washington state. We are committed to building union power in the industries we represent and have organized over 9,000 workers into our union in the last ten years. We are looking for aggressive, energetic people who want to make a difference in workers’ lives and be part of building a progressive union. Visit www.ufcw21.org for more information about our union.

Responsibilities include:

  • steward training and leadership development
  • contract enforcement and grievance handling
  • mobilization for contract negotiations
  • internal organizing, and
  • political action

Position requires willingness to work long and irregular hours, strong listening, speaking, and writing skills. Basic computer literacy required, advanced a plus. Must have some experience with unions (as a member, steward, intern or staffer) or other demonstrated commitment to social change.

Salary DOE, excellent health coverage and pension, car allowance.

UFCW Local 21 is an equal opportunity employer.

Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position

Send résumé, three references, and cover letter to: UFCW Local 21 Personnel Department 5030 1st Ave S Seattle, WA 98134 FAX: (206)436-6700 e-mail: kyoung@ufcw21.org No calls, please.