Mayor Breed addressed the public Thursday 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 care […]
Free testing is available to all San Francisco front line workers by appointment. Click here for a map of testing sites in your area.
Yesterday 5,500 workers all over the US and Canada joined IU president D. Taylor and Senator Elizabeth Warren in a tele-townhall. Our Union will continue pushing on the local, state and federal levels to win the protections workers need now more than ever. From this single call we were able to recruit 500 volunteers to […]
Labor leaders pushed the State to pass a one-time $500 financial relief for undocumented workers with a maximum of $1000 per household. The funds will be distributed through non-profit organizations. Visit the California COVID 19 website to learn how to apply.
We are no strangers to crisis from setting up a tent in the rubble of the 1906 earthquake to the economic meltdown of 2008 to the coronavirus and Trump presidency. We will continue facing the companies head on, fighting for healthcare and fairness for all people. We will keep organizing new members and growing stronger […]
Despite the urgent need for health and economic protection during the pandemic, some members of the federal government are resisting much needed protections for working people. Unions are pushing our politicians nationwide to step up and provide protections to workers during the crisis. We have 5 national demands: (1) Expand health insurance for all workers, […]
If you are currently working in a San Francisco hotel, grocery stores, or other workplace, you can now get free COVID-19 testing without a doctor’s note. Click here to visit the City’s website for more details and to schedule an appointment either in South of Market or on the Embarcadero.
D. Taylor tells Anderson Cooper of CNN how Unite Here is handling the COVID crisis nationwide. Members of Unite Here from hotels, casinos, and airports have died or been hospitalized. Our national priorities are health and safety, personal protective equipment (PPE), healthcare, and access to unemployment, food banks and help with shelter and evictions. Click […]
Marriott Marquis Housekeeper Larrilou Carrumba speaks out about how the health crisis is impacting her family. She had nearly saved up enough money to move her family out of her sister’s crowded apartment into their own home when the coronavirus hit, making that plan impossible in the near future. Meanwhile, Marriott CEO Arne Sorensen broke […]