Update on healthcare & the American Rescue Plan

点击这里查看广东话  Haga clic aquí para Español  Update on health care & the American Rescue Plan President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan last week (click here for more on how it helps Local 2 members).  One of the most important parts of the law is that it makes it easier for many people to get health […]

Housing is Key program offers partial debt relief on rent and utility bills

California’s Housing is Key program helps renters who can’t make rent and utility payments– eligible renters may apply and receive 25% of unpaid rent between April 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021. Eligible renters may also receive assistance for unpaid utilities and future payments. Unpaid utilities accumulated from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021 […]

President Biden signs new bailout law

This week President Biden signed a bailout law that brings some important short-term help to many working people.  Thanks to the Local 2 members who sent a message to Congress asking them to pass this bill.  But we have much more work to do to fix our economy – especially health care.  Click here for […]

Take action on healthcare now

Haga clic aquí para Español The COVID crisis is hitting hospitality workers hard.  Hundreds of thousands of families have lost their health plan at the very worst time – in the middle of a pandemic.  This should convince our country’s leaders that health care in America is broken.  It’s time to change it. Right now, […]

All day vote – March 17

  Haga clic aquí para Español      点击这里查看广东话 On Wednesday, March 17th (Happy St. Patrick’s Day!), Local 2 will conduct an All-Day, secret-ballot vote regarding a proposed change to the Local 2 By-Laws. The vote will take place from 7 AM to 7 PM at the Local 2 San Francisco office (209 Golden Gate Ave.) […]

Temporary Hotel Districts – February 2021

Tony Semasko Ext 750 Caza Fairmont Heritage FW Omni Parc 55 Park Central Riu Plaza “W” Hotel   Rafael Leiva Ext 725 Grand Hyatt St. Francis Aloft SFO Crowne Plaza Burlingame* Grand Hyatt SFO Grosvenor Hotel Holiday Inn Express SFO Hyatt Regency Burlingame Lighthouse Hotel Westin SFO* * – no housekeeping   Lizzy Tapia Ext […]

Rally to Defend Democracy!

  Working people are rising up to make sure that we count every vote – we won’t let Trump steal this election!   Join UNITE HERE Local 2 and other Bay Area unions on Saturday at noon at Harry Bridges Plaza (Embarcadero and Market St.) in San Francisco. It’s time to defeat Trump and defend […]

Local 2 Election Endorsements: San Francisco

For San Mateo endorsements, click here.   PRESIDENTIAL: Joe Biden & Kamala Harris CONGRESS: Nancy Pelosi   STATE SENATE District 11: Jackie Fielder District 13: Josh Becker   STATE ASSEMBLY District 17: David Chiu District 19: Phil Ting   SUPERVISORS District 1: Connie Chan District 3: Aaron Peskin District 5: Dean Preston District 7: Vilaska Nguyen or Myrna Melgar (dual endorsement, rank either as 1st […]

Local 2 Election Endorsements: San Mateo County

For San Francisco endorsements, click here.   PRESIDENTIAL: Joe Biden & Kamala Harris CONGRESS: Jackie Speier (14th District) & Anna Eshoo (18th District)   STATE SENATE District 11: Jackie Fielder District 13: Josh Becker   STATE ASSEMBLY District 22: Kevin Mullen District 24: Marc Berman   STATEWIDE PROPOSITIONS Proposition 15 (Increases Funding for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by […]

New York Times report: Chase Center, Oracle Park workers fighting back!

New York Times report: Connie Sarmiento was one of 2,100 concessions workers terminated by the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants’ food service contractor. UNITE HERE Local 2 members fought back, and terminations were rescinded at Oracle Park – but not at Chase Center. Warriors, why won’t you protect us workers during #COVID19?