UNITE HERE Local 11 represents more than 20,000 workers employed in hotels, restaurants, airports, sports arenas and convention centers throughout Southern California. Workers at UNITE HERE Local 11 join together to fight for improved living standards and working conditions.
Local 11 is an affiliate of UNITE HERE, a union representing workers throughout North America. UNITE HERE boasts a diverse membership, comprising workers from many immigrant communities as well as high percentages of African-American, Latino, and Asian-American workers. The majority of UNITE HERE members are women.
Through organizing, UNITE HERE members have made apparel jobs in the South, hotel housekeeping jobs in cities across North America, and hundreds of thousands of other traditionally low-wage jobs into good, family-sustaining, middle class jobs.
Over the years, UNITE HERE Local 11 has fought hard for and won: