UFCW Local 2013

Union Representative

Based in Brooklyn, NY

UFCW Local 2013 is a union of 14,000 members working in food manufacturing, warehousing, and health care 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:

  • Handling the initial investigations of members' grievances through their final determination in an arbitration proceeding; and handling representation case hearings and unfair labor practice hearings.
  • Contract negotiations, skills, and ability to develop and execute internal organizing campaigns.
  • Articulating the union’s vision, motivating and challenging workers by recruiting and developing worker committees and worker leadership
  • Assisting the local union in carrying out full membership service programs, including auditing of membership records, preparing contract proposals, reaching agreement on a contract, membership ratification, and resolving problems.
  • Organizing large worker actions as directed, by IDing, testing, and mobilizing worker leaders.
  • Planning and executing worker meetings and trainings.


  • Working knowledge of contract negotiation, enforcement, and basic labor laws
  • Campaign experience as a union member, organizer, or representative
  • Comfort working with a diverse set of people
  • Commitment to fight for justice and worker rights
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual Spanish (and/or other languages) desired / plus
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced work environment, with multiple priorities and critical deadlines
  • Meticulous record-keeping and note-taking
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours and travel extensively/ as needed
  • Valid driver’s license – A MUST

Competitive salary and benefits based on years of experience.

To apply: E-mail cover letter and résumé to 2013unionrep@gmail.com.

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