Entries by Local2850

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 food restaurants are preparing to strike! “My bosses cut my […]

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 I’m starting a whole new job,” said six-year CSU-EB worker […]

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, and so much more we are holding an informal dinner […]

3/15: Rally for Justice at OAK!

Rally for Justice at OAK!   Friday, March 15, 11am – 1:30pm   Oakland International Airport Since June 2012, non-union food service workers at the Oakland Airport have been demanding a fair process to decide whether to form a union. They have since called for a boycott of their shops, and participated in multiple rallies […]


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 signing bonus. “So many people told us that dishwashers and […]

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 hold as progress is made in contract negotiations. HMS Host […]