SF Chronicle: “S.F., East Bay chapters of Unite Here union vote to merge”

Our merger is big news! Local 2 and Local 2850 members voted 84.2% YES to merge into one powerful union!

Local 2 member Bill Fung casts his vote

The San Francisco Chronicle reported on our merge:

“With this merger we’re emerging from the pandemic as a bigger and stronger renewed labor union ready to meet those challenges head on,” UNITE HERE Local 2 President Anand Singh said.

“Union officials said the ability to bargain as a larger unit especially with big hotel chains would give them more leverage in getting their members back to work after pandemic job cuts, and controlling their workloads once they are back on the job.”

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