Entries by Local2850

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 […]

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 to a fair agreement in contract negotiations. Otherwise, Host workers […]

12/20: Holiday Picket at Castlewood

Holiday-Themed Castlewood Picket! Thursday, December 20.  8:00am – 9:30am Castlewood Country Club, Valley Course Brothers and sisters, the fight at Castlewood is not over yet!  Yes, the workers are back on the job, but they have not yet received any back pay (which the union estimates to be $1.8 million) nor do they have a […]

Rally this Thursday at Port of Oakland!

THIS THURSDAY!  Rally and Speak-Out December 6, 4:00-5:30pm Port of Oakland—540 Water Street We will come together at the Port Commissioners meeting to, once again, tell the stories of the non-union food service workers at the Oakland Airport. Union and non-union workers are standing together.  Come join us in the fight for justice. Update on […]

Airport Leader Fired! Rally on Friday

RALLY THIS FRIDAY! (10/26) 11 am – 1:30 pm Oakland Airport Terminal 2 Joseph Cook, the owner of Jamba Juice at the Oakland Airport, fired union supporter Danielle Ramsey and disciplined one of her co-workers, Mesha Adams, earlier this month in what workers believe is a continuing pattern of antagonism towards them for standing up […]

The lockout is OVER!

It was a long time coming, but Castlewood workers were back on the job Tuesday, October 16.  Thanks to everyone who came out to congratulate the workers, and to remind the club that the fight isn’t over.  The workers still need a fair contract and a settlement on back wages, but we should proud of […]