by Guest Post | on Dec 02, 2019

American Airlines Exploits Catering Workforce

Hundreds were arrested and thousands more demonstrated at airports nationwide on one of the busiest travel days in the U.S.—the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The protests were led by airline...

by Brian Young | on Sep 20, 2019

Unions Join Worldwide Climate Strike

Across the world on Friday students and union members walked out and went on strike. The strike is not against one company, but rather a larger call for action on climate change.

by Guest Post | on Jul 22, 2019

Fighting for Fair Treatment at American Airlines

This post first appeared on the AFL-CIO's Blog. My name is Tenae Stover. I am a native Washingtonian, and I have been working at Reagan National Airport for LSG Sky Chefs...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2019

Unions to Picket ICE Operations

This week, Trump announced that his long-delayed ICE raids would begin this weekend. These raids are not only meant to detain and deport thousands of immigrants, but they are also meant to strike...

by Press and Media | on Jun 11, 2019

Airport Strike Could Cripple Air Travel

Catering workers at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and other major hubs are unhappy with the progress of their contract negotiations and are threatening to strike if the company doesn't get their act...

by AFL-CIO | on May 01, 2019

Tell the Truth Marriott

Marriott International, the biggest hotel chain in the world, is hiding the truth about the dangers its workers face. UNITE HERE members are demanding that the company comes clean...

by Brian Young | on Dec 17, 2018

Amtrak Wants to Lay Off 1,700 Employees

Angry food and beverage workers greeted commuters at train stations around the country on Monday. They were protesting a proposal by Amtrak to outsource food and beverage services.

by AFL-CIO | on Oct 29, 2018

A Landmark Organizing Win at United

After a five-week organizing election, catering workers at United Airlines have overwhelmingly voted to join UNITE HERE. After celebrating late last night, 2,700 United...

by Guest Post | on Oct 03, 2018

First Ever Hotel Strike in Boston

Over 1,500 Marriott hotel workers in Boston are on strike. They have traded in their mops, trays, and uniforms for picket signs and drums. Workers walked out at seven Marriott-operated hotels today,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 19, 2018

Hotel Workers Strike in Chicago

Hotel workers in Chicago are entering their second week on strike. The members of UNITE HERE Local 1 work at 26 of the biggest hotels in Chicago.