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  • The Town Hella Needs a Raise!!

    On March 27, hundreds of East Bay hotel, restaurant and stadium workers – and allies from the community – took it to the streets of downtown Oakland! Workers called for fair contracts, a higher minimum wage and good jobs that pay what their families need ... Read more...

  • Airport Strike Postponed! Action 12/21 11:30-1:30!

    Due to encouraging progress in settlement talks, UNITE HERE Local 2850′s Unfair Labor Practice strike at the Oakland Airport is being postponed. There is no strike tomorrow. There will be a picket and holiday-themed action at Terminal 2 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

  • Oakland Airport Food and Retail Workers Plan Strike During Holidays

    Mercury News, 11/14/13 – Food and retail workers at the Oakland International Airport said Thursday that they plan to strike at some point during the holiday season to protest what they say are unfair labor practices, including low wages. Sarah Norr, a spokeswomman for Unite ... Read more...

  • Truthout: In Oakland, Airport Workers Cite Unfair Practices

    Hayat Selmani showed up at the Oakland Airport at 7 AM Sunday. But she didn’t have on her uniform from the Subway sandwich concession. She wore street clothes. And instead of going to work, she picked up a sign and went on strike. During the ... Read more...

  • Non-Union Airport Workers to STRIKE!

    Strike Build-Up Actions at Oakland Airport Terminal 2: Friday, 7/5: 11:30 am -1:30 pm. Sunday, 7/14: 7 am, noon, 5 pm. It’s going to be a hot summer: as East Bay public workers struggle for justice on the job, non-union workers at Oakland Airport fast ... Read more...

  • CSU-East Bay Workers Join 2850!!

    Dining workers at California State University, East Bay are now members of UNITE HERE Local 2850! After an exciting spring of organizing, speaking out and building campus support, the workers won union recognition on June 16th. “I can’t hide the excitement – I feel like ... Read more...

  • Castlewood Victory Party!!!

    Monday, April 29, 6 – 9 pm ***RSVP BELOW*** Carpenters Local 713 Union Hall 1050 Mattox Road, Hayward Sisters and Brothers, It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: a Castlewood VICTORY party!!! As a way of thanking you for your endless support, donations, solidarity, ... Read more...

  • VICTORY FOR CASTLEWOOD WORKERS!!!!

    For three years, we’ve been looking forward to the day we could make this announcement: Castlewood workers have won their struggle for justice! On February 13, the workers approved a great new contract that provides job security, affordable family health care, raises, and a substantial ... Read more...

  • Merry Christmas: Airport Strike on Hold

    Strike at Oakland Airport on Hold as Progress Made in Food and Retail Contract Negotiations UNITE HERE Local 2850, the union that represents two hundred fast food and retail employees of HMS Host at the Oakland International Airport, has put holiday season strike plans on ... Read more...

  • Oakland Airport Workers Ready to Strike!

    Oakland Airport Workers Ready to Strike! Help us Make Picket Signs! Tuesday, December 18, 6:00 – 8:00PM ILWU Local 6 Union Hall, 99 Hegenberger Rd Oakland Airport concessions workers have given HMS Host until the end of the day on Thursday, December 20 to come ... Read more...