UFCW Local 2013

UFCW Local 2013

Collective Bargaining Director

Based in Brooklyn, NY

United Food and Commercial Workers (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:

  • Lead Collective Bargaining Department of the Local Union
  • Coordinate all bargaining for the Local
  • Work with Union leadership to develop Department’s strategic goals and objectives
  • Train and develop staff and worker committees to provide support in negotiations
  • Establish goals and standards, conduct performance reviews and make appropriate recommendations regarding retention
  • Maintain tracking, reporting and analysis on all campaigns
  • Plan and execute worker meetings and trainings as needed
  • Perform related work as required


  • 7-10 years of bargaining experience, with a track record of leading successful contract campaigns
  • 2-4 years experience managing, including training and directly supervising individuals.
  • Advanced ability to research, analyze data, and make logical conclusions thinking strategically
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills showing flexibility as needed; adept at dealing with conflicting/changing priorities
  • 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 independently, under pressure, in a fast-paced work environment, with multiple priorities and critical deadlines
  • In depth knowledge of relevant labor laws such as  NLRA, FMLA, ADA, Workers Compensation, etc.
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours and travel extensively as needed
  • Valid driver’s license – A MUST

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary will be based on years of experience. Package includes comprehensive health and retirement benefits

To Apply:
Send cover letter and résumé to: tpahire@fmvaccaro.com, with subject line: Collective Bargaining Director.

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