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OPEIU Local 6

Office and Professional Employees International Union
OPEIU Local 6


Union Representative

Based in Braintree, MA


The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), Local 6, AFL-CIO is a labor union for professional, technical, healthcare, and office workers who recognize the value of having a voice at their work places and the need for social justice.

OPEIU Local 6 represents public and private sector members in the greater Boston area and throughout New England, with its headquarters in Braintree, Massachusetts.

OPEIU Local 6 is seeking an experienced full-time Union Representative to negotiate strong collective-bargaining agreements and represent workers.

Duties Include:

  • Negotiating and administering collective-bargaining agreements in private and public sectors
  • Handling and investigating grievances up through arbitration
  • Engaging in member communication and outreach using social media including but not limited to e-mail, Instagram, Facebook and personal one-on-one communication
  • Developing and maintaining shop stewards, by providing training and support to them
  • Utilizing mediation and performing dispute resolution
  • Attending and leading regular bargaining-unit meetings, new member orientations and Local 6 membership meetings

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong negotiation skills, with a demonstrated success at contract negotiations
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize workload; and ability to work independently
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout New England, and to work nontraditional hours, in some cases
  • Ability to work in demanding situations with initiative, tenacity, and composure
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • 3 years of experience as a union representative
  • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license, automobile, proof of current automobile insurance

Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, automobile stipend, legal plan, 401(k) plan, and defined benefit pension plan

To Apply:
Please e-mail résumé and cover letter, with professional references to Mary Mahoney, OPEIU Local 6 President: opeiupres@aol.com.

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