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1199 SEIU - United Healthcare Workers East

1199SEIU
United Healthcare Workers East


Administrative Organizer

Based in Boston, MA office


1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East is the largest, fastest-growing, most progressive healthcare union in the country, and we are looking for an Administrative Organizer to work out of our Boston office.

The members of 1199SEIU are driven by a mission: to achieve affordable, quality healthcare for all. If you want to work in a creative, fast-paced, action-oriented environment, using the latest communications techniques and design principles to win social justice for working families, this job is for you.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience with a healthcare institution, as an Organizer or Delegate a plus; should be well organized and committed to building the Union; Must articulate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work long hours, including weekends; High school diploma or its equivalent; must be fluent in Spanish.

JOB FUNCTION:

  • Represent members of 3rd step grievance hearings; prepares 3rd step grievance and conduct a general investigation of the case; leads chapter meetings
  • Assists with delegate training; walk halls of institution to demonstrate a Union presence to both the members and the boss
  • Attend and participate in staff and team meetings; convenes and present case(s) to the Hearing an Appeals Board
  • Distributes all Union leaflets, bulletins and information in institution amongst delegates and members;
  • Serves as a liaison between leadership and delegate body/membership;
  • Plays a major leadership role in the institution to create and effective Labor Union movement, develop and strengthen delegate structure by setting up committees in which delegates and members participate;
  • Write up chapter reports, grievance reports, arbitration request and withdrawals.
  • Performed other related duties as assigned.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They do not include all job duties performed by employees in the title and every position does not necessarily require the same duties.

To Apply:
If you meet the minimum requirements in this posting, please submit a cover letter and résumé to: jobs@1199.org, with the Title in the subject line, or via fax at 212.399.0096.

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