LA Hotel Workers Union and Allies Demand Sheriff Villanueva Resign Los Angeles, CA: Hundreds of community members, led by UNITE HERE Local 11, held a car caravan and delivered a letter demanding the immediate resignation of Sheriff Alex Villanueva because of his failure to reform the Los Angeles Sheriff Department. Sheriff Villanueva’s refusal to cooperate with an independent […]
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Workers Report Increases of COVID-19 Cases at LA Hotels as Industry Continues to Reopen Los Angeles, CA: On Wednesday dozens of hotel workers protested for Los Angeles County to pause reopening of hotels to tourists. The demonstration drew attention to the surge of workers who since returning to work have tested positive for COVID-19, experienced COVID-19 symptoms, or […]
We are deeply hurt by this tragedy. As a union that fights for justice for all people, we believe an injury to one is an injury to all. We are committed to following through until justice is served for the slaying of Andres Guardado at the hands of L.A. County Sheriffs.
Labor and Clergy Leaders Hold Car Caravan to Protest Slaying of Andres Guardado Call for independent investigation into Guardado’s death Los Angeles, CA: Dozens of UNITE HERE Local 11 members and clergy stood in solidarity with fellow union member Cristobal Guardado, whose son Andres Guardado was killed by the L.A County Sheriff’s Department. Andres Guardado, 18, […]
The COVID-19 Crisis has struck hospitality industry workers with great force. Many have had their hours reduced, and tens and thousands of workers have been laid off, leaving many low-wage workers wondering how they will make ends meet. This includes workers in hotels, stadiums, amusement parks, universities, airport concessions, catering companies, and airline food kitchens. […]
Serving Our Community delivers safe, healthy, high-quality meals to Southern Californians affected by the COVID-19 crisis; helps reinvigorate one of our region’s largest industries – hospitality/leisure/tourism/ food service; and ensures that thousands of workers are back doing what they love, while earning a living wage and full family health care benefits critical in this […]