Airport Restaurant Workers Win Strike at SFO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter [email protected] Airport Restaurant Workers Approve Deal for $5/Hour Raises, Free Family Health Care After Strike at SFO Strike By 1,000 Workers Had Shut Down Most of SFO’s Food and Beverage Outlets San Francisco, Calif. – A thousand fast-food workers at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) have won a $5 per hour raise and […]

1,000 Fast Food Workers on Strike at SFO Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter [email protected] 919-636-1124 1,000 FAST FOOD WORKERS STRIKE AT SFO AIRPORT Travelers Should Plan to Bring Their Own Food, Workers Say San Francisco, Calif. – Fast-food workers at San Francisco International Airport are on strike. The strike includes a thousand workers at restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and lounges at SFO. The majority […]

41 Arrested in Protest at SFO; Strike Looms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 16, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter [email protected] 41 Arrested at SFO After Blocking Traffic in Fast-Food Workers’ Protest Against Poverty Wages 1,000 Food Service Workers at SFO Say They’re Ready to Strike San Francisco, Calif.—41 airport fast-food workers and supporters were arrested and cited after blocking traffic on the airport road outside of […]

Local 2 Newsletter – August 2022

Airport Workers at SFO Authorize Strike by 99.7% Vote

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 Contact: Ted Waechter [email protected] 919-636-1124 SFO Airport Workers to Protest Following Strike Vote Food Service Workers at San Francisco Intl. Airport Announce Overwhelming Vote to Prepare for Strike WHO: Hundreds of workers at food and beverage outlets at SFO – including cashiers, baristas, servers, bartenders, cooks, dishwashers, and more. They are members of […]

Membership Meetings on July 28 and October 12

Attention Local 2 members: We will have Membership Meetings on Thursday July 28, 2022 at 4:30pm at Local 87 Union Hall (240 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco) and Wednesday October 12, 2022 at 4:30pm at Local 87 Union Hall (240 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco).

Don’t Forget to Vote! Local 2 Endorses NO on Prop H!

Local 2 members, please VOTE before Tuesday June 7, 2022! It’s especially important to vote NO on Proposition H, the effort to recall our District Attorney Chesa Boudin. Chesa Boudin has fought for our members, and we need to stand up for him. See below for endorsements from the SF Labor Council and California Labor Federation. You […]

May Day March

May Day is OUR day to show the bosses that we’re strong and POWERFUL! Join our May Day march this Sunday May 1 at 10am at the Embarcadero!

SF Chronicle: “S.F., East Bay chapters of Unite Here union vote to merge”

Our merger is big news! Local 2 and Local 2850 members voted 84.2% YES to merge into one powerful union! The San Francisco Chronicle reported on our merge: “With this merger we’re emerging from the pandemic as a bigger and stronger renewed labor union ready to meet those challenges head on,” UNITE HERE Local 2 President […]

Local 2 and Local 2850 Merge: One Powerful Union!

Local 2 and Local 2850 Merge: One Powerful Union! 84.2% Vote YES For Merger! On Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 Local 2 members voted overwhelmingly to merge Local 2850 into Local 2. At the same time, Local 2850 members voted 99% YES to approve the merger. With both membership’s approval, the merger is now official. This […]