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Manager Staff

Location:
Rancho Cordova, California, 95742, United States
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
February 04, 2018

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Career Objective

To secure a challenging opportunity in Labor Relations/Human Resources; where my vast, diverse and advanced Senior Level Management experience will be utilized.

Skills/Qualifications

Proven Leadership, Supervisory and Staff Mentoring and Senior Union Management experience.

Highly Skilled and Experienced Negotiator.

Multi faceted experience in Labor Relations/Contract Negotiations/Organizational Development.

Superlative knowledge of the NLRB, California Education Code, Meyers Milias Brown Act, Dills Act, and Government Code.

Experienced Trainer/Workshop Facilitator.

Former Adjunct Professor University of California Davis (Labor Relations)

Employment Experience

Public Employees Union, Local #1/AFSCME, 420 N. Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek, CA. 94598 (2012-2017)

Director of Field Operations

Coordinate and supervise the collective bargaining activities of the organization at all levels and conducts negotiations as chief negotiator when required.

Directly responsible and accountable for the strategy, research, training, implementation and maintenance of all collective bargaining agreements.

Assigned staff workloads, program responsibilities, training, communications and other related duties.

Develop and prepare an annual plan and monthly collective bargaining reports that indicate the ongoing status of all contracts and twelve months of benchmarks.

Serve on all hiring committees.

Directly responsible for the daily supervision and evaluation of all staff.

Attend meetings of chapters, committees, the board, the council and any other relevant body as required to inform and educate the membership and the public on the policies and programs of Public Employees Union, Local #1/AFSCME.

Devise strategies to build power within the Local and in each of its industries.

Supervise, plan and execute key programs and campaigns in conjunction with the senior management team.

Work in collaboration with the General Manager to plan and execute an overall organizing strategy for the Public Employees Union Local #1/AFSCME.

Manage the organizing efforts of Public Employees Union Local #1/AFSCME.

Responsible for the hiring, training and supervision of the organizing staff and the staff assigned to organizing projects.

Implement the Public Employees Union Local #1/AFSCME “Plan for Our Future” Organizing program.

Direct training of organizing teams and performing all of the duties of an organizer or lead organizer as needed.

Serve as a liaison between the General Manager and all Public Employees Union Local #1 Staff.

Serve on the Senior Leadership Team of the Local.

Represent Public Employees Union Local #1 at internal and external events as assigned.

Assume other duties as assigned by the General Manager

CSEA/SEIU Local 2001 760 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06010 (November 2010- September 2011)

Director of Collective Bargaining (Consultant)

Acted as the Union’s director of field operation and primary lead negotiator.

Manager for all collective bargaining units, including developing and leading the Union’s negotiations teams.

Worked with Union’s elected Officers and Bargaining Unit Chairs to craft collective bargaining goals.

Assigned and managed the Union staff to act as a lead negotiator in local Bargaining Unit impact Bargaining.

Provided negotiations skills training for Union Staff, Bargaining Unit Chairs and Bargaining Unit Teams.

Designed, implemented and managed contract bargaining campaigns.

SEIU Local 1000, 1325 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

(May 2010 – November 2010)

Director of Contracts and Bargaining (Consultant)

Acted as the Union’s director of field operation and primary lead negotiator.

Manager for all collective bargaining units, including developing and leading the Union’s negotiations teams.

Worked with Union’s elected Officers and Bargaining Unit Chairs to craft collective bargaining goals.

Assigned and managed the Union staff to act as a lead negotiator in local Bargaining Unit impact Bargaining.

Provided negotiations skills training for Union Staff, Bargaining Unit Chairs and Bargaining Unit Teams.

Designed, implemented and managed contract bargaining campaigns.

Works under the direction of the President.

California Teachers Association/NEA, 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921 (1997 – 2010)

Uniserv: Negotiations and Organizational Development Specialist

Provides program resources, consultation, coordinating assistance and training to the primary contact staff.

Upon request, provide continuing consultations and/or bargaining assistance to staff or chapter leaders as requested by the primary contact staff.

Develop and conduct, where appropriate, in consultation with primary contact staff and chapter leaders, training programs that are consistent with the minimum training goals of CTA and the needs of the chapters.

Analyze and explain school district budgets.

Serve as consultant and resource to leadership and staff on all matters relating to collective bargaining, CTA training programs and CTA program goals.

Provide organizing leadership in the development and implementation of bargaining goals, regional and statewide training and CTA programs.

Executive Director – Oakland Education Association/CTA/NEA

Coordinated the OEA/CTA/NEA resources, including professional development, instructional improvement, and human relations.

Executed Negotiations and Organizational Development in accordance with the CTA Blueprint.

Delivered Contract administration and grievance adjudication.

Provided Public Relations, message development with an emphasis on public perception.

Primary responsibility is to serve as organizer and consultant to CTA chapters in the development of chapter organization, chapter service programs, contract negotiations and contract maintenance.

Provide staff assistance and service as consultant to chapter leadership and to members in negotiations, grievances, organizational development and chapter communications.

Serve as consultant and staff resource to Unit's Board of Directors on current problems facing the education profession in California.

Represent the chapter in communicating Association policies and programs to lay and professional groups.

Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or her designee.

Maintained oversight of the local organization business management and membership promotion.

Delivered Leadership Development and training.

California School Employees Association, 2045 Lundy Avenue, San Jose, CA 95106

(1993 – 1997)

Labor Relations Representative

Performed extensive contract negotiations.

Administered grievances, arbitration and Unfair Labor Practice Charge(s)

Provided training to Job Stewards.

Develop and published “Modules” on Contact Campaigns and Communications.

Service Employees International Union, 1313 “L” Street, Washington, D.C. 20005

(1989 – 1993)

Political Consultant

Draft, lobby, and communicate to SEIU local unions’ sponsored legislation.

Prepared written fact sheets, letters of support and opposition, and other communications on legislative and administrative issues.

Researched and analyzed legislative proposals introduced by SEIU locals, allies, and legislators.

Responded to affiliated unions needs for support to advance their legislation.

Represented the SEIU at various meetings and events.

International Field Representative II (SEIU Locals 509/511/285/715)

Directly responsible for all higher level matters related to collective bargaining, including organizing nurses in private and public employment; compiling, analyzing, interpreting and presenting pertinent data; negotiating contracts; processing grievances and conducting arbitrations.

United Steelworkers of America Local 8831, 13 River Street, Bridgeport, CT. 06607

(1981-1989)

President/Staff Director

Directed the efforts of the Business Agents in providing and developing the leadership of the organization.

Designed and implemented the local organizing, mobilization and political/legislative campaigns.

Maintained a balanced local budget.

Managed the deployment of the Union’s resources to protect the interest of the membership.

Acted as the chief spokesperson for the Local.

Acted as the Chief negotiator for the Local.

Effectively implemented the programs and policies of the Local at all times.

Implemented the Union’s program activities as appropriate.

Related Education

Coursework in Advanced Labor Relations, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

(1981)

Recipient of the A. Philip Randolph Fellowship, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

(1991 – 1993)

Education

Masters in Labor Relations/Industrial Relations, Cornell University

Bachelor of Science in Education, Northeastern University

References available upon request.



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