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UNITE HERE Local 2 Statement on the A’s Relocation

Today’s news about the A’s temporary relocation to Sacramento is only the latest chapter in the longer story about billionaire John Fisher and Major League Baseball abandoning Oakland. UNITE HERE Local 2 represents hundreds of food and beverage workers at the Oakland Coliseum, many of whom have worked at the stadium for over 20 or […]

Thursday, April 4: Join the action at Flagship at Meta!

Join the action at Flagship at Meta on Thursday, April 4 from 2:30-4pm at 250 Howard St. (on Howard and Beale St.)

Find Your Hotel Rep (March 2023)

1 Hotel: Jose Lee (415) 864-8770 Ext. 705 AC Marriott Santa Rosa: Satchel Forrester (415) 864-8770 Ext. 755 Aloft Newark: Kelsey Bowman (415) 864-8770 Ext. 756 Aloft SFO: Maria Rodriguez (415) 864-8770 Ext. 770 Alton: Jose Lee (415) 864-8770 Ext. 705 Americania: Xitlali Sanchez (415) 864-8770 Ext. 761 Beacon Grand: Blanca Flores (415) 864-8770 Ext. 713 […]

SF City Attorney secures $2.1 million deal requiring gig economy company to reclassify workers as employees

San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu announced today that he has reached a groundbreaking agreement with Qwick that requires the company to convert all of its misclassified California workers to employees, ensuring they are eligible for the full range of employee benefits and protections. In 2023, Chiu sued Qwick, a gig economy company that provides […]

Local 2 Membership Meeting Schedule

2024 Local 2 Membership Meeting Schedule: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 @ 4:30pm (209 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102) Wednesday, May 22, 2024 @ 4:30pm (TBA) Wednesday, August 7, 2024 @ 4:30pm (209 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102) Wednesday, December 4, 2024 @ 4:30pm (209 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102) […]

Workers at BEI Hotel say they got food poisoning after hotel outsourced employee meals

Workers at the Chinese state-owned BEI Hotel San Francisco say they suffered diarrhea, stomach pain, and other symptoms of food poisoning after the hotel unilaterally laid off its cooks and outsourced cafeteria meals. The BEI is a 400-room hotel owned by the Beijing Tourism Group, a Chinese state-owned enterprise managed by a subsidiary of the […]

BEI Hotel on Strike!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 13, 2023 Contact: Ted Waechter [email protected]   Workers at Chinese State-Owned Hotel in San Francisco Strike After Outsourced Employee Meals Make Workers Sick BEI Hotel Workers Launch Unfair Labor Practice Strike as APEC Arrives in San Francisco; Union Says Strike Illustrates Dangers of Globalization San Francisco, Calif. — Seventy workers with […]

BEI Hotel Workers Vote by 96.4% to Authorize Strike After Outsourced Cafeteria Food Makes Workers Sick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 Contact: Ted Waechter [email protected] San Francisco Hotel Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Strike After Outsourced Cafeteria Food Makes Workers Sick 96.4% Vote Means BEI Hotel Workers Could Launch Unfair Labor Practice Strike San Francisco, Calif. — Workers at the BEI Hotel San Francisco have voted by 96.4% to authorize a strike […]