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 […]

Mayor Breed Addresses San Francisco in Plan to Reopen

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 COVID-19 Testing for San Francisco Front Line Workers

Free testing is available to all San Francisco front line workers by appointment. Click here for a map of testing sites in your area.  

International Tele-Townhall Report

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 […]

$500 Relief for Immigrant Workers

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.