News From: UNITE HERE

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 05, 2018

35,000 Lose $1K in Wages because of Trump

In the Presidential election of 2016, 4.6 Million people in the red, right to work state known as Florida – the Sunshine State - voted for Trump. Even though we don't have the data, we can...

by Guest Post | on May 24, 2018

50,000 Could Go on Strike in Vegas

Members of UNITE HERE’s Culinary and Bartenders Unions have voted to authorize a citywide strike. 25,000 union members participated in two voting sessions throughout the day (May 22, 2018) and...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 24, 2018

Over 13,000 People Became Union Members Last Week

This past week alone, more than 10,000 working people chose to join together in union for the freedom to negotiate a fair return on their hard work. From flight attendants to...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 16, 2017

Stopping Sexual Harassment

Over the last few weeks, a spotlight has been shown on one of the worst and most underreported workplace violations, sexual harassment. While UCOMM covered the fallout from Fox’s Roger Ailes...

by Guest Post | on Mar 15, 2017

Big Union Win in Vegas

Yesterday, Station Casinos agreed to a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which made Palace Station its second hotel-casino in Las Vegas to be unionized, with its workers now...

by Brian Young | on Mar 03, 2017

Watch ABC's When We Rise

This week, the ABC network has released the groundbreaking TV mini-series, When We Rise. The series focuses on the advocacy work of Cleve Jones, a noted LGBT and Labor Activist, who wrote a memoir by...

by Brian Young | on Dec 21, 2016

They Beat a Billionaire and Won

Workers at Trump hotels have faced substandard working conditions for years.  While Trump portrays himself as a gaudy billionaire stuck in the 1980’s, his employees in Las Vegas were being...

by Brian Young | on Oct 05, 2016

Strike at Harvard

At 5 AM on Wednesday morning, food services workers at the world’s richest university, Harvard, walked off the job. The workers met outside of Annenberg Hall, where over the next few hours,...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 08, 2016

Showcasing the best of the USA

It’s been four years in the making, but the 2016 Summer Olympic Games are finally here. Before the thrilling competitions take place, and shiny new medals are awarded, over 10,500 athletes from...

by Kate Hogan | on Jul 14, 2016

AC Strike moves to 5th Ave

The strike against Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal grew more tumultuous yesterday, when strikers rallied outside the New York City offices of Donald Trump and Carl Icahn. They accused both...

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