Our membership is diverse, comprising workers from many immigrant communities as well as high percentages of African-American, Latino, and Asian American workers. We are predominantly women and people of color, and we hail from all corners of the planet. Together, we are building a movement to enable people of all backgrounds to achieve greater equality and opportunity.
The hotel industry is booming, and Local 11 members in Los Angeles and Orange Counties are making this boom possible. Their continued organizing ensures that hotel workers share in the growing prosperity of the hospitality sector.
Our members are among the friendly faces who greet you when you land in most of the airports in the region. We also represent the unseen army responsible for the preparation and delivery of tens of thousands of in-flight meals each day.
Our members are food service workers in corporate cafeterias, airports, universities, sports stadiums, and convention centers.
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Local 11's Health and Welfare Funds are committed to keeping you healthy and offering the greatest value in health services.
Most workers covered by a Local 11 contract benefit from one of the best health insurance plans in the country.
Please contact your fund administration office if you have any questions regarding health benefits, problems with enrollment, the Family Medical Leave Act, dental coverage or more. If you do not know which office administers your health benefits, please contact (213) 481-8530.
UNITE HERE HEALTH
(Formerly the Los Angeles and Orange County Funds)
130 S. Alvarado Street, 2nd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Toll Free: (855) 484-8480
Orange County Plan: 855-844-5262
Office and call hours: 8:30am–4:30pm
Dental Office - LA Fund
130 S. Alvarado Street, 1st floor
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Santa Monica UNITE HERE Benefit Fund
1200 Wilshire Blvd. 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(562) 463-5894 FAX
In many Local 11 contracts, your union pension is another significant benefit that members have won that costs you nothing because it is paid entirely by your employer.
The Pension's primary purpose is to provide you with a steady source of income when you retire. In this plan, the employer is obligated to contribute an hourly amount toward each employee’s account. Vested retired union members then receive a monthly check, in addition to Social Security and any other retirement savings or investment. The monthly pension is based on the size of the contribution and the number of years worked by the employee.
Pension plans vary by employer and/or region. Contact your union representative for more details.
Former Santa Monica Fund participants
UNITE HERE National Retirement Fund
6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 302
Lincoln, RI 02865
(401) 334-5133 FAX
Los Angeles Hotel–Restaurant Employer Union Retirement Fund
1200 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
In many Local 11 contracts, workers have negotiated a benefit designed to provide some legal services free of charge. Through an employer contribution, workers and their dependents can receive free assistance with immigration services, housing issues, divorce, adoption and other services. There are no deductibles or co-payments, and there are no limitations on covered services.
What services are provided?
How do I consult an attorney?
Contact Ms. Veronica Aguilar at the offices of Hadsell, Stormer & Renick LLP by calling (626) 773 3214 to arrange an appointment. Be sure to identify yourself as a participant in the legal fund of UNITE HERE Local 11.
Contact: Hadsell, Stormer & Renick LLP
250 E. 1st St., Suite 1201
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 785 6999
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
GORDON, EDELSTEIN, KREPACK,
GRANT, FELTON & GOLDSTEIN, LLP
3580 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1800
Los Angeles, CA 90010
The union representatives on Local 11's Contract Enforcement Team work to ensure that all union contracts and collective bargaining agreements are respected and adhered to by the companies with which Local 11 negotiates.
The Contract Enforcement Team encourages workers to stand up for their rights by filing grievances when they feel they have been disciplined or terminated without just cause. We represent all workers in the grievance, mediation and arbitration processes. We hold the companies accountable for their treatment of workers and empower workers to do the same through action and organization.
If you need to file a grievance, visit a Local 11 office. Click here to locate the Union office nearest you.