California Labor Representative - San Jose / Central Valley

Location
San Jose - Central Valley, CA

California Labor Representative Needed

  • Build the movement for social justice
  • Fight on behalf of working women
  • Organize for universal health care

Immediate Opening: San Jose and Central Valley, CA

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) seeks an experienced Labor Representative. CNA/NNOC is leading the national movement for Registered Nurse power to transform the market-driven healthcare industry in the United States into a health care system based on patient need. CNA/NNOC has provided support to Occupy Wall Street actions nationwide. In California we passed the historic RN Safe Staffing Law - the first of its kind nationwide.

We seek an experienced Labor Representative who enjoys developing and working with strong members and who shares our vision of nurses leading a national movement for health care justice.

This is more than an ordinary union job; we seek a skilled Labor Representative who wants to use their skills strategically. The ideal candidate would relish the chance to build strong workplace committees, develop local leadership, educate members about alternatives to corporate control of health care, and mobilize members to fight against attacks on nurses and healthcare.

POSITION AVAILABLE: LABOR REPRESENTATIVE

CNA/NNOC is seeking an experienced California labor representative representing facilities including those in Modesto, CA. The labor representative is responsible for all matters related to collective bargaining, including organizing nurses in private and public employment; compiling, analyzing, interpreting and presenting pertinent data; ideally negotiating contracts; processing grievances and conducting arbitrations; and representing nurses in employment-related problems. It would be nice if you have had demonstrated success at contract negotiations and arbitrations. The ideal candidate has had prior experience as a full time labor representative, plus effectiveness in organizing membership participation and developing rank and file leadership.

Salary and Benefits: Excellent salary depending on experience, and outstanding benefits offered, including comprehensive family health & dental plan, domestic partner coverage, and generous pension.

Please submit a Résumé and cover letter. Please indicate within your letter which geographical locations you are willing to consider and if you have served as First Chair or lead negotiator please describe successful contracts you have helped to negotiate. Please be sure to fill out the online form.

CNA/NNOC is committed to Equal Opportunity, and considering applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences related to our core organizational values and objectives to apply.

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