Labor Representative - Tampa, Florida

Submitted by njones on December 17, 2021

Our Patients. Our Union. Our Voice.

Build the Movement
Health Care Justice

Who We Are:

National Nurses United (NNU) is leading the national movement for Registered Nurse power to transform the market-driven health care industry into a health care system based on patient need.

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, recognizes that providing equal bargaining rights is crucial to improving recruitment and retention and allowing RNs to advocate freely for patient safety and care. 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 healthcare justice

Who We Are Looking For

A skilled Labor Representative who has experience in:

  • Creative methods of addressing workplace issues to build power
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Grievance and Arbitration
  • Compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting pertinent data

The ideal candidate would relish the chance to:

  • Build strong workplace committees
  • Develop local leadership
  • Educate members about the dangers of treating acute-care patients Home All Alone
  • Mobilize members to fight against attacks on nurses and health care that prioritize dollars and profits over people.

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
  • Compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting pertinent data
  • Assisting in contract negotiations
  • Processing grievances and conducting arbitrations
  • Representing nurses in employment-related problems
  • Extensive travel to cover hospital facilities

Additional & Preferred Qualifications:

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

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary depending on experience $61,516-$177,967, and outstanding benefits offered, including comprehensive family, health, & dental plan, and generous pension.

How to Apply

Please submit a Résumé and cover letter at APPLY below.

NNU 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.

Tampa base, FL