Working people are rising up to make sure that we count every vote – we won’t let Trump steal this election! Join UNITE HERE Local 2 and other Bay Area unions on Saturday at noon at Harry Bridges Plaza (Embarcadero and Market St.) in San Francisco. It’s time to defeat Trump and defend […]
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For San Mateo endorsements, click here. PRESIDENTIAL: Joe Biden & Kamala Harris CONGRESS: Nancy Pelosi STATE SENATE District 11: Jackie Fielder District 13: Josh Becker STATE ASSEMBLY District 17: David Chiu District 19: Phil Ting SUPERVISORS District 1: Connie Chan District 3: Aaron Peskin District 5: Dean Preston District 7: Vilaska Nguyen or Myrna Melgar (dual endorsement, rank either as 1st […]
For San Francisco endorsements, click here. PRESIDENTIAL: Joe Biden & Kamala Harris CONGRESS: Jackie Speier (14th District) & Anna Eshoo (18th District) STATE SENATE District 11: Jackie Fielder District 13: Josh Becker STATE ASSEMBLY District 22: Kevin Mullen District 24: Marc Berman STATEWIDE PROPOSITIONS Proposition 15 (Increases Funding for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by […]
New York Times report: Connie Sarmiento was one of 2,100 concessions workers terminated by the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants’ food service contractor. UNITE HERE Local 2 members fought back, and terminations were rescinded at Oracle Park – but not at Chase Center. Warriors, why won’t you protect us workers during #COVID19?
Uber, Lyft, and Doordash are spending $181 million to pass Prop 22. If they win, there will be a race to the bottom because corporations that do not follow basic labor laws, like minimum wage and workers’ compensation, will have an unfair advantage. Union jobs in hospitality, construction, retail, public transit and many other industries […]
For years, corporations have used shady tactics to avoid paying their fair share in California. YES on Prop 15 and NO on Prop 22 will hold wealthy CEOs accountable so that our workforce, schools, and communities can thrive. This November, vote YES on Prop 15 and No on Prop 22 to put an end to […]
Yesterday we showed Marriott, Lyft, and the San Francisco Giants that when workers are under attack, we fight back – even during COVID-19! Click here to watch NBC Bay Area’s coverage of our powerful Labor Day action.
ACTION ALERT: Monday September 7th MARCH: Assemble at Yerba Buena Park at 3:45pm CAR CARAVAN: Meet at Yerba Buena Park in front of St. Patrick Church at 3:45pm Join the San Francisco Labor Council, SEIU Local 87, and UNITE HERE Local 2 to reclaim Labor Day for workers. We’ll have a march and car caravan to […]
BIG NEWS: USA TODAY reports on ballpark workers’ powerful campaign for justice. Click here to read the article. “It’s devastating. I [used to work] three jobs and [now they’re all] gone,” said Connie Sarmiento, a cashier at Oracle Park. “They’re billionaires,” she said of the Giants. “This is the right time to show their support for […]
Click here for full info on Facebook event page! Hundreds of us came to last week’s protest – but that was just the beginning. After our protest, the Giants’ food service subcontractor Bon Appetit sent workers an important email: “We apologize for the previous communication terminating your employment at the ballpark. This letter rescinds our […]