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2022 Voter Guide: Local 2 Endorsements

It’s time to VOTE and make our voices heard! Use Local 2’s endorsements below to fill out your ballot: San Francisco: San Francisco Public Defender – Mano Raju City Attorney – David Chiu SF Proposition D – No SF Proposition E – Yes SF Proposition H – Yes SF Proposition M – Yes SF Supervisor […]

Vote YES on Prop E and NO on Prop D

It’s time to vote! San Francisco voters: Vote YES on Prop E and NO on Prop D. Prop E is the ONLY measure on your ballot that will actually build affordable housing faster – so more of us can afford to live in this city. Watch the commercial featuring Camucha, a Local 2 member from the […]

Airport Restaurant Workers Win Strike at SFO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter twaechter@unitehere2.org Airport Restaurant Workers Approve Deal for $5/Hour Raises, Free Family Health Care After Strike at SFO Strike By 1,000 Workers Had Shut Down Most of SFO’s Food and Beverage Outlets San Francisco, Calif. – A thousand fast-food workers at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) have won a $5 per hour raise and […]

1,000 Fast Food Workers on Strike at SFO Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter twaechter@unitehere2.org 919-636-1124 1,000 FAST FOOD WORKERS STRIKE AT SFO AIRPORT Travelers Should Plan to Bring Their Own Food, Workers Say San Francisco, Calif. – Fast-food workers at San Francisco International Airport are on strike. The strike includes a thousand workers at restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and lounges at SFO. The majority […]

41 Arrested in Protest at SFO; Strike Looms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 16, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter twaechter@unitehere2.org 41 Arrested at SFO After Blocking Traffic in Fast-Food Workers’ Protest Against Poverty Wages 1,000 Food Service Workers at SFO Say They’re Ready to Strike San Francisco, Calif.—41 airport fast-food workers and supporters were arrested and cited after blocking traffic on the airport road outside of […]

Airport Workers at SFO Authorize Strike by 99.7% Vote

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter twaechter@unitehere2.org 919-636-1124 SFO Airport Workers to Protest Following Strike Vote Food Service Workers at San Francisco Intl. Airport Announce Overwhelming Vote to Prepare for Strike WHO: Hundreds of workers at food and beverage outlets at SFO – including cashiers, baristas, servers, bartenders, cooks, dishwashers, and more. They are members of […]

Membership Meetings on July 28 and October 12

Attention Local 2 members: We will have Membership Meetings on Thursday July 28, 2022 at 4:30pm at Local 87 Union Hall (240 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco) and Wednesday October 12, 2022 at 4:30pm at Local 87 Union Hall (240 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco).