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Alphabet Workers Union, AWU-CWA Local 9009

Alphabet Workers Union
AWU-CWA Local 9009


Union Organizer I

Based in Boston, MA; Bay Area, CA or Pacific Northwest
(Must be based near a major travel hub. Candidates nationwide are encouraged to apply.
Applicants outside of Boston, the Bay Area, and the Pacific Northwest
may be encouraged to relocate, for which relocation funding is available.)

 

About Us:
The Alphabet Workers Union is a progressive, member-led union organizing workers at Alphabet, Google’s parent company. Bringing workers together using innovative direct-join tactics, we represent over a thousand dues-paying members at Google and associated vendors and contractors. We are a proud local union of the Communications Workers of America and affiliated with CODE-CWA (Campaign to Organize Digital Employees), the driving force uniting tech workers across North America.

Job Summary:
The Union Organizer’s role is on the front lines of our union, assisting workers to grow their union and build the power to take on one of the world’s most formidable corporations.

Organizers will be assigned to work on a variety of creative campaigns with the aim of building workers’ union strength. Organizers may work with union members to build strong workplace organizing committees, assist workers in their quest for union recognition, or support members who have won recognition and are seeking a first collective bargaining agreement.

In all cases, organizers will be tasked with effectively mobilizing workers around workplace issues, identifying and developing worker leaders, and carrying out all other programs of the union in the field.

Experience and Education:

  • 0-5 years relevant professional organizing experience.
  • Organizing in a labor union setting is preferable.
  • Familiarity with the tech industry and/or tech workers’ issues is desirable.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated commitment to economic and social justice.
  • Dedication to empowering workers and supporting a democratic member-led union.
  • Interest in forming part of a cohesive, collaborative organizing team dispersed across North America.
  • Passion for workers’ rights and desire to advance workers’ power in the public sphere as well as the workplace.
  • Ability to understand and assimilate comprehensive knowledge of Alphabet workers’ work life, training, terminology and their role within Alphabet operations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with experience and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Drive to develop and practice skills required to be a successful union organizer

Desired Skills:

  • Digital organizing, MS Office, Data base navigation

Work Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Capacity to work long, irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.

Salary and Benefits:
The salary range for this position is: $73,000 – $97,000.

CWA Local 9009 offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and 401(k) retirement benefits.

Candidates nationwide are encouraged to apply. However, applicants outside of Boston, the Bay Area, and the Pacific Northwest may be encouraged to relocate, for which relocation funding is available.

This position is represented by a staff union.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please complete the Organizer I Application Form

For questions, please reach out to: hiring@alphabetworkersunion.org.

CWA Local 9009 is an affirmative action employer and encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability. Local 1021 works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.

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