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Rally to Defend Democracy!

  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 […]

Local 2 Election Endorsements: San Francisco

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 […]

Local 2 Election Endorsements: San Mateo County

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 […]

Vote NO on Prop 22

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 […]

Labor Day Action: Fight Back!

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 […]

USA TODAY: Oracle Park workers demand help from SF Giants

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 […]

Oracle Park PROTEST: Giants v. Dodgers!

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 […]