Union Representative/Organizer – Orange County/Los Angeles


About the Job


Orange County, CA or Los Angeles, CA

Job Description

National Union of Healthcare Workers The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) is searching for a talented, hard-working individual committed to building a powerful and democratic union. The successful candidate for this position will have union experience, specifically organizing registered nurses and other healthcare workers represented under collective bargaining agreements. This candidate will be values-driven, self-motivated and resourceful.

About the Hospital and Nursing Home Division

NUHW's Hospital and Nursing Home Division represents healthcare workers in a wide array of job classifications at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and jails throughout California. Organizers on the Northern and Southern California teams work in close collaboration with their leads and stewards to represent workers and organize them to wage winning contract campaigns.



  • Ability to motivate and lead workers in struggle
  • Effective communication skills – listening, spoken and written
  • Capacity to establish and cultivate relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • 2-year minimum experience in labor organizing or relevant field of organizing
  • 1-year minimum experience organizing registered nurses
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Gmail, Word, Excel, and use of the Internet
  • Willingness to work long hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Must have a car, driver license, adequate insurance, and a cell phone with email capability


  • Formal and informal negotiating skills
  • Fluency in Spanish as well as English

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary $62,400-103,000
  • $6,000 annual auto allowance
  • Employer paid medical and dental benefits for employee and family
  • Life insurance for employee
  • Holidays, sick leave, vacation
  • HRA and FSA plans
  • 401(k) with 14% employer contribution

About NUHW

The National Union of Healthcare Workers is helping revitalize the labor movement with its commitment to worker empowerment and democratic ideals.

Founded in 2009, we have grown to represent more than 16,000 healthcare workers in hospitals, clinics, and county jails throughout California and Hawaii, including service, technical, professional, and home care workers, mental health clinicians, and nurses. NUHW members are leading the fight to improve patient care, raise living standards, and hold healthcare corporations accountable to their employees and the communities they serve. And NUHW-represented mental health clinicians are powerful advocates for ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and enforcing mental health parity rules so that patients get the treatment they need when they need it.

Learn more about NUHW and its values.

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