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Posts November 18, 2019

UNITE HERE Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed Fee Hikes Limiting Access to Citizenship, DACA, Asylum, and Other Relief

“The Trump administration’s proposed fee hikes are a brazen attempt to restrict access to citizenship, DACA, asylum, and other forms of relief to the wealthy, continuing their despicable campaign to limit immigration reform to the 1% through requirements that make wealth a prerequisite for access to the American Dream. As we head into 2020, we […]

Posts September 10, 2019

UNITE HERE Remembers and Honors those Lost on September 11

On this anniversary of September 11, 2001, UNITE HERE remembers all those who lost their lives on that tragic day. We hold especially close the memory of our 43 sisters and brothers from UNITE HERE Local 100 who died while working at Windows on the World, a restaurant located at the top of the North […]

Posts July 19, 2019

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to Join UNITE HERE Airline Catering Workers and Hundreds of Supporters at Reagan National Airport Rally, Tell American Airlines That One Job Should Be Enough

PRESS ADVISORY for July 23, 2019 Contact: Meghan Cohorst, 239-503-1533, [email protected] WHO: UNITE HERE Airline catering workers and political, labor and community supporters from DC and elsewhere, including:  Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA), New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT), Sen. Sherrod Brown (OH), Sen. Jacky Rosen (NV) Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT), Rep. […]

Posts June 26, 2019

UNITE HERE: Keeping our Promise

It’s been 5 years of hope, heartbreak, and hard-won victories for our union. We kept our promise to change 50,000 lives. We are now 300,000 strong. #unitehere

Posts May 9, 2019

D. Taylor: Democrats must focus on kitchen-table issues to win the White House

https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/442435-democrats-must-focus-on-kitchen-table-issues-to-win-the-white-house “The Democratic presidential candidate who connects with American workers on kitchen-table economics will win the nomination and win the general election in 2020. The political campaigns of 2020 will end at the ballot box, but they must start at the kitchen table. That is where elections are won and lost, where we meet the […]

Posts March 24, 2019

2019 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Commemoration

March 25, 2019, is the 108th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York’s Greenwich Village. This tragedy took the lives of 146 young immigrant garment workers and galvanized a reform movement to raise standards for workers. At UNITE HERE’s headquarters in New York, staff and members will gather to remember the victims […]

Posts January 3, 2019

The American Prospect: The Return of the Strike

D. Taylor, the president of Unite Here, the union that conducted the Chicago and Marriott hotel strikes, voices dismay that walkouts have grown so rare. “I thought it was important to restore the strike to the arsenal of the labor movement,” Taylor says. “If you’re in a fight against powerful forces, why are you taking […]