UFCW Local 1473

UFCW Local 1473

Union Representative

For covering the Northern WI area


UFCW 1473, one of the largest private sector labor unions in the state of WI, is seeking a full-time Union Representative for the Northern WI area. As a Union Representative you will be assigned a specific route of worksites represented by UFCW 1473 for which you will be the designated Union Representative.

You will be the primary contact for union members with worksite issues, concerns, or contract-related grievances for your assigned locations, and your primary duties include enforcing UFCW 1473’s collective bargaining agreements and maintaining union membership at your locations. You will be responsive to the needs of our membership which means your schedule will vary daily, and weekend work is required.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: regularly servicing worksites where UFCW 1473 members are employed and communicating with members, updating union bulletin boards, conducting safety walks, resolving issues with company management when necessary, enforcing UFCW 1473 Collective Bargaining Agreements through the filing and processing of grievances, participating in contract negotiations, maintaining union membership by signing up incoming employees for union membership at assigned worksites (includes presenting in front of groups during company new-hire orientations), conducting union membership meetings, acting as a delegate to area AFL-CIO Labor Councils, and other duties as assigned by the President of the Local.

Occasional out of state travel may be required, for attendance at UFCW International Union conferences and trainings. Daily travel throughout Northern WI is required. Applicants must have their own vehicle and provide proof of auto insurance upon hire.

Experience working for a labor union, the non-profit sector, political campaign work, or in an organizing capacity is strongly preferred. Willing to train the right candidate. Bilingual in English & Spanish strongly preferred.

To Apply:
Please send résumé to Julie Schneider at: Jschneider@ufcw1473.org.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.