UFCW Local 2013

UFCW Local 2013

Union Representative

Based in Brooklyn, NY


UFCW Local 2013 is a union of 13,000 members working in manufacturing, warehousing, food and other service industries, and health care in the New York City metropolitan area. Our Brooklyn-based union represents a very diverse workforce that is the backbone of the city. We are committed to improving the lives of working people.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Daily visitation of assigned jobs
  • Day to day contract enforcement
  • Handling the initial investigations of members' grievances through their final determination in an arbitration proceeding; and handling representation case hearings and unfair labor practice hearings.
  • Articulating the union's vision, motivating, and challenging workers by recruiting and developing worker committees and worker leadership
  • Assisting the local union in carrying out full membership service programs, including auditing of membership records, preparing contract proposals, reaching agreement on a contract, membership ratification, and resolving problems.
  • Organizing large worker actions as directed, by IDing, testing, and mobilizing worker leaders.
  • Planning and executing worker meetings and trainings.
  • Assist in contract negotiations as needed
  • Assist in organizing (both internal and external) as needed


  • Working knowledge of contract negotiation, enforcement, and basic labor laws
  • Campaign experience as a union member, organizer, or representative
  • Comfort working with a diverse set of people
  • Commitment to fight for justice and worker rights
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual Spanish (and/or other languages) DESIRED/ plus
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced work environment, with multiple priorities and critical deadlines
  • Meticulous record-keeping and note-taking
  • Willingness to work long, irregular hours and travel within the Tri-State area as needed
  • Valid, Active driver's license - A MUST
  • Strong communication Skills
  • Knowledge of relevant Labor Laws
  • Ability and willingness to understand our organization and take directions from Leadership

Competitive salary based on years of experience, includes Health and retirement Benefits

To Apply:
E-mail cover letter and resume to David Kaminski - dkaminski@ufcw2013.org

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