Connecticut State Employees Association (CSEA) SEIU Local 2001

Connecticut State Employees Association
SEIU Local 2001

Staff Representative
Collective Bargaining

Based in Hartford, CT

Local 2001 is seeking experienced individuals to conduct contract bargaining and contract enforcement and to engage members in the fight for better working conditions.

CSEA SEIU Local 2001 is a union of over 20,000 dedicated public workers and retirees who provide vital services including education, transportation, public safety, conservation, municipal government, and child care to the people of Connecticut. For over 75 years CSEA has been a leading voice for quality public services in the state and the nation. CSEA is part of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), one of the largest and fastest-growing labor unions in the United States.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead contract negotiations, including working with bargaining teams to determine objectives, drafting and presenting contract proposals, and educating members about the bargaining process
  • Conduct grievance, arbitration, and other hearings
  • Train and support members to become effective advocates and organizers
  • Articulate the Union’s message to workers
  • Recruit and engage members in various union activities


  • Experience acting as lead negotiator for labor contracts, preferably in the public sector
  • Familiarity with union grievance procedures
  • Experience preparing and presenting grievance arbitrations preferred
  • Working knowledge of relevant labor law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours including nights and weekends
  • Automobile and valid driver’s license

CSEA offers competitive salary, comprehensive medical insurance, a defined benefit pension, travel reimbursement, and paid vacation.

To Apply
Email a cover letter and résumé to Mike Nortz at mnortz@csea760.com.

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