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UNITE HERE Local 2 Statement on COVID-19

For Immediate Release March 5, 2020 Ted Waechter 919-636-1124 twaechter@unitehere2.org   UNITE HERE Local 2 is the hospitality workers’ union for San Francisco and San Mateo counties, representing 14,000 airport, hotel, and food service workers. We are closely monitoring developments surrounding COVID-19 and are concerned for the safety and well-being of all workers. We will […]

Airline catering workers to block traffic in civil disobedience against poverty wages and unaffordable health care

For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Contact: Ted Waechter / 919-636-1124 / twaechter@unitehere2.org Twitter: @UniteHereLocal2 / #1job   Airline catering workers to hold civil disobedience blocking traffic at SFO in protest against unaffordable health care and poverty wages Thousands of airline catering workers serving American Airlines to participate in national day of action   […]

50 arrested at SFO American Airlines terminal in airline catering workers’ Thanksgiving civil disobedience

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Contact: Ted Waechter / 919-636-1124 / twaechter@unitehere2.org Twitter: @UniteHereLocal2 / #1job   50 arrested at American Airlines SFO terminal in airline catering workers’ Thanksgiving civil disobedience Sit-in followed protest by more than 350 workers and supporters, calling for American Airlines to address poverty wages and unaffordable health care […]