A report released today by UNITE HERE reveals racial inequality in job classification among surveyed workers in the concessions program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, raising further questions about the true impact of the airport’s concessions program on economic progress in Baltimore and the surrounding region.
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, […]
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 […]