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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 […]

BIG ACTION: SF Giants, do right by stadium workers!

Click here for full info on Facebook event page! Friday, Aug. 14 at 6PM! Baseball is back, but the Giants are leaving stadium workers behind. We’re planning a BIG action – join us for a SOCIAL DISTANCE PICKET or CAR CARAVAN before the Giants vs. A’s game on Friday Aug. 14 at 6PM. We have […]

Allocation Meeting Update

Core Committee Leaders met on Monday July 27, 2020 and adopted the Executive Board’s recommendation to allocate money for pension and wages from the $1.45 per hour increase that we are receiving this year per the class A San Francisco hotel’s contract. The money will be distributed as follows: 46 cents goes to our pension […]

Gate Gourmet: Use your free money for the workers!

CLICK HERE: Tell Gate Gourmet to use the government CARES Act money to recall and pay laid off workers immediately! We demand that Gate Gourmet use the government CARES Act money to recall and pay laid off workers immediately. While the government is awarding the company over millions dollars, hundreds of us Gate Gourmet workers […]

San Francisco Sets Highest Standard for Hotel Cleaning and Safety

After Disastrous Reopenings in Las Vegas and Florida, UNITE HERE Local 2 Says San Francisco is National Leader on Requiring Hotels to Prioritize Cleaning Over Profits SAN FRANCISCO – UNITE HERE Local 2, the hotel workers’ union, today praised the Board of Supervisors’ leadership in setting the country’s strongest cleaning and safety standards for hotel reopening. […]

San Francisco Sets Nationwide Standard for Hotel Cleaning and Safety with Healthy Buildings Ordinance

For Immediate Release: July 7, 2020 Contact: Ted Waechter / 919-636-1124 / twaechter@unitehere2.org   San Francisco Sets Nationwide Standard for Hotel Cleaning and Safety with Healthy Buildings Ordinance After Disastrous Reopenings in Las Vegas and Florida, UNITE HERE Local 2 Says San Francisco is National Leader on Requiring Hotels to Prioritize Cleaning Over Profits   SAN FRANCISCO – UNITE HERE […]