Labor Union Business Agents

Labor union business agents manage the daily business matters of labor unions and act as liaisons between the union and management during contract negotiations. They manage business affairs for the labor unions that employ them, and inform the media of labor union happenings. Labor union business agents are also responsible for informing employers of workers' concerns.


Quick Facts
Duties Manage the daily business matters of labor unions and act as liaisons between the union and management during contract negotiations
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $75,000
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Mathematics
Experience Previous work experience in the trade, industry, or profession in which they represent is highly recommended
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Executive at a Regional or International Branch of a Union
  • Labor Union Business Agent
  • Shop Steward
  • Industrial or Craft Worker