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Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition

Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition


Field Representative

Based in Allentown, PA / Reading, PA

 


The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!), the premier union in the building trades, is seeking a dedicated Field Representative. Required experience includes contract enforcement, grievance and arbitration handling, representation issues, conflict resolution, labor/management relations, etc. Must also speak Spanish.

LiUNA! Mid-Atlantic is dedicated to providing family-sustaining wages and benefits to working families. For more than 100 years, LiUNA! has worked hard to build and serve America, as well as to preserve and increase living standards, respect, and safety for our members. Please apply today and join a dynamic and dedicated team fighting for working families.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for working with union leadership and stewards and recruiting new members to participate in union activities and political campaigns. Regular one-on-one contact with members will be required.
  • Conduct labor relations activities including collective bargaining, contract administration (including grievance and arbitration) and legal advocacy.
  • Interpret collective bargaining agreements and other relevant laws, codes, regulations, policies, and practices and assist union members in understanding their rights.
  • Identify significant worksite and/or departmental issues and develop strategies and tactics to effectively address them, including petitions, group grievances, work actions, media events, and legal actions.
  • Work with local affiliates in the capacity of consultant, communicator, trainer, and facilitator in the resolution of local issues; gather, assimilate, and distribute information.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be fluent in Spanish including the ability to translate from English to Spanish and vice versa
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills, including public speaking
  • 1+ year(s) of experience in union organizing and/or representation is required
  • Experience negotiating contracts
  • Experience in representing employees in disciplinary investigations/grievances
  • A car and a valid driver’s license are required
  • Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including some nights and weekends

Salary: Commensurate with experience; all qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; Competitive Benefits Package Included

To Apply: Email résumé and cover letter to: kshim@maliuna.org.

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