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Union Leader Role

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Union Leader Role

  1. 1. Roles of Union Leadership Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  2. 2. Union Administration <ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Grievance Handler </li></ul><ul><li>Bargainer </li></ul><ul><li>Manager </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  3. 3. Communicator <ul><li>Participate in Labor-Mgt. meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with local media </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with elected government officials </li></ul><ul><li>Keep members informed </li></ul><ul><li>Build a membership database </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  4. 4. Grievance Processing <ul><li>Enforce and interpret contract </li></ul><ul><li>Uphold worker rights </li></ul><ul><li>Track Grievances </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  5. 5. Negotiator <ul><li>Negotiate Term and mid-term contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Impact bargaining </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and prioritizing </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with Management </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  6. 6. Administration <ul><li>Chair Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain records </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate responsbilities </li></ul><ul><li>Set up steward system </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  7. 7. Union Building <ul><li>Organizer </li></ul><ul><li>Educator </li></ul><ul><li>Leader </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor Building Our Union
  8. 8. Educator <ul><li>Explain union objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Interpret legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge anti-union activity </li></ul><ul><li>Train officers and stewards </li></ul><ul><li>Educate union members </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  9. 9. Organizer <ul><li>Recruit new members </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome new employees </li></ul><ul><li>Mobilize members </li></ul><ul><li>Organize around workplace issues </li></ul><ul><li>Increase membership involvement </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor
  10. 10. Leaders <ul><li>Identify union goals </li></ul><ul><li>Create strategic plans </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain high integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Respect others </li></ul><ul><li>Be available </li></ul><ul><li>Be a good listener </li></ul><ul><li>Develop new leaders </li></ul>Jim Walker, LATTC Labor Studies Instructor

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