Statement by UNITE HERE Local 11 on Los Angeles World Airports Board of Airport Commissioners vote to accept $36.78 million in an American Rescue Plan Act concessionaire relief grant at the July 8, 2021 Special Meeting Los Angeles–Los Angeles World Airport staff have recommended that the Board of Airport Commissioners vote to accept federal grant […]
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For two decades, Keisha Banks had worked on and off in the hospitality industry — until last year, when she was unceremoniously let go from her job as an event server at the Chateau Marmont via a mass email sent in March 2020 to employees of the iconic Hollywood hotel. “When you work at Chateau, […]
UNITE HERE Local 11 represents 32,000 hospitality workers across Southern California and Arizona. Our local is the fastest growing in the private sector. We’re looking for a creative and energetic communications organizer to strategize and implement campaigns. Responsibilities Field press requests, write media advisories and press releases, build relationships with reporters, and pitch reporters about […]
Hospitality union throws its weight behind CA’s Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Los Angeles – Today, the Co-Presidents of UNITE HERE Local 11 sent a letter to President-Elect Biden, urging him to appoint Julie Su to the position of Secretary of Labor. Su has earned a reputation as a strong, effective, and results-oriented leader over a […]
“There’s so much that has to be undone, but there’s also addressing the threats of Covid, of a recession, of racial reckoning in our country,” said Tanya Goldman, a senior policy adviser at DOL’s Wage and Hour Division under former President Barack Obama. “A Biden-Harris Department of Labor is going to have to reorient back […]