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. […]

Fight for the HEROES Act!

The HEROES Act passed the Democratic-controlled House in early May, but Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threatens to vote the bill down. The HEROES Act among other things: Expands Medicare and Medicaid so workers who loose medical benefits can receive care at no cost. Extends unemployment benefits, including the $600 per week and grants […]

We Are Essential, Not Expendable

Our President Anand Singh send the Hotel Industry a set of proposals that should guide the Hotel’s reopening. The Union’s proposals are all about bringing workers back to work in a safe environment. We’re demanding the highest levels of health and safety including: Training and staffing PPE and cleaning equipment Thorough disinfecting prior to reopening […]

Union Trustees Extend Medical Benefits

Benefits Extended through Oct. 31, 2020 The Union Trustees of our Medical Benefit Trust Fund proposed, and a clear majority of all Trustees voted to extend Medical Benefits for all participants of our Local 2 San Francisco Trust Fund through October 31st, 2020. Local 2’s San Mateo County Trust Fund is in the process of […]

Child/Eldercare Applications

Due to COVID-19 all child/eldercare applications must be submitted by mail. To have priority status eldercare mail-in applications must be submitted by mail and postmarked the week of June 29-July 2. Childcare applications must be submitted and postmarked the week of July 6-10. The forms must be submitted in English. Otherwise have them translated and […]

Mayor London Breed Plan to Reopen San Francisco

Mayor Breed addressed the public Thursday May 28th with the plan to reopen San Francisco. Read more from NBC Bay Area here. The plan provides estimated reopening dates that may be adjusted based on stopping the spread of the virus. The estimated reopening dates are as follows for the following services and businesses: June 1st: Child […]

Saturday, June 6: March for #BlackLivesMatter

Tomorrow, UNITE HERE Local 2 will march with other unions for #BlackLivesMatter. If it’s safe for you, please join us at Candlestick Park in SF at 10am. Wear your UNITE HERE and Local 2 gear, and don’t forget a mask. Change happens when we fight together. ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽 What: March for #BlackLivesMatter with Local 2 and our […]

UNITE HERE Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

This is not normal. Except it is. Last week, George Floyd was murdered by an officer of the Minneapolis Police Department, while three additional officers stood by and watched. Yet again, a Black man was targeted and suffocated to death by the people who should, ostensibly, “protect and serve.” UNITE HERE condemns this action and demands […]