Posts Tagged: san francisco

UNITE HERE Local 2 Hotel Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Marriott

December 3, 2018

Via Unite Here Local 2: UNITE HERE Local 2 Hotel Workers Reach Tentative Agreement with Marriott After More than Two Months on Strike, Historic Deal Sets New Standard for San Francisco Hotel Industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2018 Contact: Ted Waechter, 919-636-1124, Twitter: @UniteHereLocal2 #1job #MarriottStrike San Francisco, Calif.–After more than two months on strike, nearly 2,500 UNITE HERERead More >

Teamsters 856 members secure a strong contract in San Francisco

August 9, 2018

Local 856 members in San Francisco recently ratified a new agreement at 23 of the top hotels in San Francisco including the Fairmont, the Palace Hotel, and the Clift Hotel (full list below). The new contract builds upon the strength of their previous contract and covers over 1,000 members who work in reservations, front desk, concierge, and accounting.Read More >

Highlights from around Teamsters 856 – July 2018

August 9, 2018

Teamsters 856 honored for member solidarity Teamsters 856 is strong because 98% of the working people represented by our union have chosen to stand together as full Teamster members. In July, we were honored for having over 90% full membership alongside other local unions at the California Labor Federation’s 2018 Biennial Convention. Local 856 Political DirectorRead More >

S.F. settlement forces Airbnb to play by the rules

August 7, 2017

For more information on how the “gig economy” hurts workers, click here.  Teamsters 856 stewards who attended the Local’s annual steward appreciation event in late 2015 in San Francisco will remember Aaron Peskin’s address to the crowd. Peskin – who at the time was running for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors – gave anRead More >