The Boston Globe says, “if you’re a member of Unite Here Local 26, the union that covers more than half of the hotel workers in Boston and Cambridge, the pay and benefits are striking: Entry-level salaries at $19 per hour; family health care for $12 per week; a housing program that gives you $10,000 toward a down payment.”
It also means equality and opportunity. UNITE HERE Local 26 has decreased the barriers that African Americans face getting access to these good jobs. We did it by negotiating with Boston’s hotel employers to include hiring accountability and a training program into the union contracts.
That’s why the Boston Globe says, “THERE IS arguably no path to middle-class life in Boston more swift and secure than a job in a big hotel.”
Read full story here about how we’re changing lives in Boston!