Positions are based in the Lansing area, Traverse City and the upper peninsula of Michigan.
The MNA labor relations representative is responsible for nurses and health professionals represented by the Michigan Nurses Association in the private and/or public sectors. Duties include: preparing for and conducting collective bargaining, grievance processes and arbitrations; working with and developing member leaders to represent nurses in employment-related matters; and building an effective organization with a high percentage of union membership to have the power to fight and win improvements both inside the workplace and outside on main street.
The ideal candidate has had prior experience working full time to represent nurses with demonstrated success at contract negotiations and grievances, running effective contract campaigns, organizing membership participation by developing and implementing strategies to involve union members in activities that build the union’s capacity to effectively represent nurses- including internal communications and external relationship-building with political allies, the community, and other constituents.
Experience representing other occupations and industries will be acceptable as appropriate. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and advanced degree is preferred.
Salary and Benefits: Excellent salary range depends on experience, and outstanding benefits offered, including comprehensive family health & dental plan, and generous retirement plan and paid time off.
Send resume and cover letter to Carol Feuss.
The Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) is the fastest growing union, and largest RN union, in the state. As the voice for all registered nurses in Michigan, MNA effectively advocates for nurses and their patients at the Capitol, in the community, and at the bargaining table.