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Posts August 6, 2014

Workers Ratify New Contract With Disney World Orlando

Union members ratified a new agreement with Walt Disney World on August 1. The deal features unprecedented wage increases and freezes employees’ weekly health insurance contributions in 2015.

Posts July 24, 2014

Sonoma County Casino Workers Join UNITE HERE

Workers at the Graton Resort & Casino in Sonoma County, California are now members of UNITE HERE, following an organizing drive to raise standards for workers in the region’s lucrative tourism industry. The vote by 600 janitors, waiters, cooks, and gaming workers was run under an agreement between UNITE HERE and the Graton Federated Tribes, […]

Posts July 14, 2014

Good Jobs = Great Service in Houston

Concessions workers welcomed their special guest, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and pledged to work together to make changes on the job and in the city.

Posts July 12, 2014

New Contract for Hawai’ian Resort Workers

On July 4, workers at The Kahala Resort ratified their new contract with a 99% yes vote. They are the final UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel in Waikiki to ratify their contract. Now all UNITE HERE hotels in Waikiki have a contract that puts them on the same standard. Their wage increases will be effective as of […]

Posts June 24, 2014

2014 Constitutional Convention

Over 800 UNITE HERE members will convene in Boston June 25-27 for the union’s Constitutional Convention.