Job Type
Full-Time Regular

California Labor Representative Needed

  • Build the movement for social justice
  • Fight on behalf of working women
  • Organize for universal health care

Immediate Opening: North Bay and Greater Santa Rosa Area

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) seeks an experienced Labor Representative. CNA/NNOC is leading the national movement for Registered Nurse power to transform the market-driven healthcare industry in the United States into a health care system based on patient need. CNA/NNOC has provided support to environmental justice actions nationwide. In California we passed the historic RN Safe Staffing Law - the first of its kind nationwide.

We seek an experienced Labor Representative who enjoys developing and working with strong members and who shares our vision of nurses leading a national movement for health care justice.

This is more than an ordinary union job; we seek a skilled Labor Representative who wants to use their skills strategically. The ideal candidate would relish the chance to build strong workplace committees, develop local leadership, educate members about alternatives to corporate control of health care, and mobilize members to fight against attacks on nurses and healthcare.


CNA/NNOC is seeking an experienced California labor representative representing hospitals in the North Bay, including the greater Santa Rosa area. The labor representative is responsible for all matters related to collective bargaining, including organizing nurses; compiling, analyzing, interpreting and presenting pertinent data; contract campaigns; processing grievances and conducting arbitrations; and representing nurses in employment-related problems. The ideal candidate has had prior experience as a full-time labor representative, plus effectiveness in organizing membership participation and developing rank and file leadership. Driver's license and insured car required.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary depending on experience $61,516-$177,967, and outstanding benefits offered, including comprehensive family health & dental plan, and generous pension. Driver's license and insured car required.

Please submit a Résumé and cover letter. Please indicate within your letter which geographical locations in California you are willing to consider. Describe any contracts where you served as lead negotiator or first chair. Please be sure to fill out the one-page online form.

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee is a premiere organization of registered nurses and one of the nation’s fastest growing labor and professional organizations in the U.S. and a strong, progressive voice for nurses, patients and healthcare workers around the world. We are seeking a like-minded and experienced professional who believes in our mission with a personal dedication to social justice issues to be our Labor Representative.

CNA/NNOC is committed to Equal Opportunity, and to considering applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences related to our core organizational values and objectives to apply.