Entries by Local2850

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 to survive and thrive in the Bay Area in 2014! […]

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.

Airport Workers’ ULP STRIKE THIS SATURDAY!

THIS SATURDAY (December 21)! PICKET LINE 4 AM – 6 PM MOBILIZATIONS AT 7 AM, 12 NOON, 5 PM OAKLAND AIRPORT TERMINAL 2   THIS CHRISTMAS, LOW-WAGE WORKERS ARE STANDING UP FOR THEIR RIGHTS!   200 Oakland Airport fast food and retail workers will walk off the job THIS SATURDAY, December 21st. Workers are making […]

11/27: ALL DAY at the Oakland Airport!

THANKSGIVING DAY OF ACTION at the OAKLAND AIRPORT! Wednesday, November 27 Leafleting ALL DAY: 6 am – 7 pm Mobilizations at 7 am, noon, and 5 pm OAKLAND AIRPORT FOOD AND RETAIL WORKERS ARE STANDING UP FOR THEIR JOBS, THEIR RIGHTS AND THEIR FAMILIES! ON THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAY OF THE YEAR, STAND WITH THEM! […]

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 Here Local 2850, which represents about 200 employees at the […]

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 next half hour, several dozen other food concession workers joined […]