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Health care update

Update on health care & the American Rescue Plan Last week, the government gave health funds more direction about how President Biden’s COBRA plan will work.  Under this program, many Local 2 members might be eligible to get back on union health benefits at no cost between now and September 2021.  Click here for more […]

Take action on healthcare now- sign the petition!

Haga clic aquí para Español 点击这里查看广东话 We need a real solution – create a universal healthcare system for CaliforniaThe COVID crisis is hitting hospitality workers hard.  Hundreds of thousands of families have lost their health plan at the very worst time – in the middle of a pandemic.  This should convince our country’s leaders that […]

President Biden signs new bailout law

This week President Biden signed a bailout law that brings some important short-term help to many working people.  Thanks to the Local 2 members who sent a message to Congress asking them to pass this bill.  But we have much more work to do to fix our economy – especially health care.  Click here for […]

Take action on healthcare now

Haga clic aquí para Español The COVID crisis is hitting hospitality workers hard.  Hundreds of thousands of families have lost their health plan at the very worst time – in the middle of a pandemic.  This should convince our country’s leaders that health care in America is broken.  It’s time to change it. Right now, […]

All day vote – March 17

  Haga clic aquí para Español      点击这里查看广东话 On Wednesday, March 17th (Happy St. Patrick’s Day!), Local 2 will conduct an All-Day, secret-ballot vote regarding a proposed change to the Local 2 By-Laws. The vote will take place from 7 AM to 7 PM at the Local 2 San Francisco office (209 Golden Gate Ave.) […]

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Take Action From Home!

Despite the urgent need for health and economic protection during the pandemic, some members of the federal government are resisting much needed protections for working people. Unions are pushing our politicians nationwide to step up and provide protections to workers during the crisis. We have 5 national demands: (1) Expand health insurance for all workers, […]

San Mateo Leaders Support Pullman Workers

Over 50 politicians and community leaders in San Mateo County support the efforts of the Pullman SF Bay Hotel workers as they call on CBRE for a fair process to choose a union! Click HERE to see the full list of supporters. Si se puede! #CantStopWontStop

Workers of the Bay Area Unite! Mayday marches & rallies

Calendar of actions – Monday, May 1 SAN FRANCISCO (7am to 3pm) 7am: Picket at Le Meridien (333 Battery St.) 8am: Rally at ICE offices (630 Sansome) 11am: Rally at Justin Hermann Plaza 12pm: March from Justin Herman Plaza to Civic Center 2pm: Rally at Civic Center Sponsored by—Progressive Workers United, Jobs with Justice, Bay Resistance […]

“53 Days – Local 2 on Stage” – Hotel Workers Tell Their Story

On Thursday April 27th join the Tenderloin Museum and UNITE HERE Local 2 and hear the story of San Francisco hotel workers from the workers themselves. The rich history of organized labor in the Tenderloin includes that of today’s largest San Francisco private sector union, UNITE HERE Local 2. This history stretches from Gold Rush […]