The catering and restaurant workers, at the landmark Seattle Center attraction, who are employed by Wolfgang Puck Catering, will receive substantial pay increases, lower-cost health benefits, and numerous other improvements to their working conditions.
“Now I will be able to have affordable health insurance!“ said negotiating committee member Maria Del Rosario, who has been a cook with Wolfgang Puck for 8 years.
Workers at the EMP join with other Seattle Center union members at the Space Needle and Key Arena.
“It is great to see more strong, living wage jobs in the Seattle Center. We look forward to working together to grow the union more and improve all jobs in the tourism industry in Seattle. Welcome to Local 8!” said Michael Hall, Elevator Operator at the Space Needle.