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Grievance Representative
Title:Grievance Representative

Grievance Representative

Service Employees International Union, Local 1

Chicago, IL

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute the steps of the grievance process.
  • Support and execute all aspects of grievance, Labor Board and other hearings as needed.
  • Effectively support the preparation and execution of arbitrations, and fully argue cases before an arbitration panel.
  • Support contract negotiations as necessary.
  • Perform strike support, including organizing community support, helping pressure employers, back to work assignments.
  • Train, recruit and develop stewards in all matters regarding grievance handling and representational issues.
  • Support the union’s Member Resource Center when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Economics or equivalent experience in the labor movement.
  • Knowledge and understanding of collective bargaining and Human Resources issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply labor law and employment policies, practices and procedures.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills appropriate to providing a quality member experience.
  • Skill to cultivate respectful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize work, subject to dynamic deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess information and evidence, and decide on appropriate course of action.
  • Excellent writing skill for business communications and arbitration briefs.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work long, irregular hours, including occasional weekends.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable (based on the Staff Union Contract).
  • Full benefits package including health insurance, a pension plan and paid vacation.
  • Car allowance.
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