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Health Care Trust Fund Office: Limited Reopening

Starting August 9, 2021, the Health Care Trust Fund Office will accept in-person appointments. To book an appointment, scan the QR code below or call 844.492.9157. The Trust Fund Office is at 1182 Market St., Suite 320, San Francisco CA 94102.

Local 2 Membership Meetings

Local 2 membership meetings will now be conducted in person at 4:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, starting on Tuesday July 20th. The meeting will be held at 240 Golden Gate Ave (Janitor’s Union, across the street from Local 2). The meetings will be conducted in a safe environment, and members who are […]

By-Law Change Meeting

Union leadership has been notified by the UNITE HERE International Union President that the By-Law change recently enacted by Local 2 membership does not conform to the International Union Constitution. Therefore, the proposed By-Law change regarding strikebreakers (scabs) cannot be enacted. The Union will hold a meeting to discuss this development. All Local 2 members […]

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 […]

New York Times report: Chase Center, Oracle Park workers fighting back!

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?

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 […]

Stop Corporate Greed: Vote YES on Prop 15 and NO on Prop 22

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 […]