Labor Representative - Los Angeles

Submitted by Administrator on June 17, 2020
Southern California

Our Patients. Our Union. Our Voice.

Build the Movement


Health Care Justice

Who We Are:

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) is leading the national movement for registered nurse power to transform the market-driven health care industry in the United States into a health care system based on patient need.

CNA/NNOC has provided support to environmental justice actions nationwide. In California we passed the historic RN Safe Staffing Law – the first of its kind nationwide.

What We Believe In

  • Working people and the power to leverage change
  • Medicare for All
  • RN safe staffing
  • Social justice
  • Leadership development
  • Growing a national movement for health care justice

Who We Are Looking for

A skilled labor representative who has experience in:

  • Grievance and arbitration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting pertinent data
  • Creative methods of addressing workplace issues to build power
  • Organizing campaigns

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
  • Mobilize members to fight against attacks on nurses and health care

We value a shared vision of nurses leading a national movement for health care justice.

Requirements/Qualifications for the Role

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
  • Representing nurses in employment-related problems

Additional & Preferred Qualifications

  • Insatiable work ethic and drive to create systemic change
  • Demonstrated success at contract negotiations and arbitrations
  • Prior experience as a full-time labor representative a plus
  • Effectiveness in organizing membership participation
  • Developing rank and file leadership.

Salary and Benefits

Excellent salary depending on experience, and outstanding benefits offered, including comprehensive family health & dental plan, and generous pension.

How to Apply

Please submit a résumé and cover letter through our online system here.

In your letter, please indicate 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, your role, and the number of members covered by the contract.

CNA/NNOC is committed to Equal Opportunity, and to 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.