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Aug 16, 2016, 16:58 ET Say No to the Trump Hazard: UNITE HERE's Culinary Union joins campaign to urge USGA and PGA to sever ties with Donald Trump

 Today, the Culinary Union announced it is joining the campaign by Golfers Opposing Bigotry to end golf's partnership with Donald Trump. The...


Jul 09, 2016, 11:41 ET UNITE HERE Calls for Golf Community to Say "NO" to #TrumpHazard Hosting Next U.S. Women's Open

 Donald Trump is a golf hazard and bad for women, says the Culinary Union, the legal representative of hundreds of Trump Hotel Las Vegas...


Jun 22, 2016, 16:23 ET CEO of Zuffa LLC, dba UFC, has taken a new job with Red Rock Resorts, Inc., according to UNITE HERE

 Zuffa LLC, dba the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has denied reports that it has been sold.[i] But the company has not announced that...


Jun 09, 2016, 08:11 ET Polartec Workers Urge Patagonia to Purchase Company, Save Factory

Polartec workers and their supporters are urging Patagonia, a longtime partner of Polartec, to acquire the textile company and maintain its...


May 19, 2016, 09:47 ET UNITE HERE Values Zuffa LLC dba Ultimate Fighting Championship at $2.23 Billion

A new valuation report of Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has been released by UNITE HERE. The report...


May 13, 2016, 10:48 ET UNITE HERE's Culinary Union calls for worker retention as the Palms Casino is sold by its private-equity owners to Station Casinos

 The Culinary Union calls on TPG and Leonard Green Partners to ensure employee retention is a condition of the sale of the Palms Casino Resort...


Apr 25, 2016, 09:08 ET "Great Brands Think Twice": UNITE HERE look book exposes AIRMALL as a bad fit for JetBlue Terminal 5

In a publication released today, the UNITE HERE Airport Group highlighted myriad reasons why German-owned AIRMALL USA is a poor fit for New York's...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:40 ET Workers at Trump Las Vegas Are Officially Unionized

 The Culinary and Bartenders Union have been certified as the legal collective bargaining representatives of more than 500 workers at the Trump...


Mar 21, 2016, 10:25 ET UNITE HERE Union Members Take National Action Urging REI to Meet With Polartec Workers, Oppose Company's Plan to Shutter Lawrence, MA Textile Mill

 Last Wednesday, Polartec workers and their allies participated in a national mobilization at REI stores around the country, calling on REI to...


Feb 22, 2016, 13:03 ET Federal Officer Recommends Rejection of Trump Hotel's Challenges to Union Election Results

Last week, a federal officer issued a detailed report calling for Trump International Hotel Las Vegas's objections to a recent union election of...


Feb 11, 2016, 09:00 ET UNITE HERE: NY Elected Officials Speak Out in Opposition to Airport Developer AIRMALL USA

 In a letter released Monday, 13 of New York's elected officials and community groups expressed their concern over AIRMALL USA, a company...


Dec 15, 2015, 21:12 ET Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union

 The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas has filed objections to a vote held by their employees, 9 days after a majority of workers at the...


Dec 15, 2015, 21:12 ET Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union

 The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas has filed objections to a vote held by their employees, 9 days after a majority of workers at the...


Dec 07, 2015, 14:20 ET Trump Las Vegas Workers Vote "YES" to Join the Union in NLRB Election

 After two days of voting in a National Labor Relations Board election, a majority of workers at the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas have...


Dec 07, 2015, 14:20 ET Trump Las Vegas Workers Vote "YES" to Join the Union in NLRB Election

 After two days of voting in a National Labor Relations Board election, a majority of workers at the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas have...


Dec 01, 2015, 19:05 ET UNITE HERE's Culinary and Bartenders Unions Conclude Contract Negotiations with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165 of UNITE HERE are pleased to announce that a new four-year contract with The...


Dec 01, 2015, 19:05 ET UNITE HERE's Culinary and Bartenders Unions Conclude Contract Negotiations with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165 of UNITE HERE are pleased to announce that a new four-year contract with The...


Sep 11, 2015, 09:40 ET UNITE HERE calls on the American Heart Association to Limit Pharma's Influence

A UNITE HERE report [available at http://bit.ly/AHAcontributions] has uncovered that the American Heart Association (AHA), its leadership, and...


Aug 21, 2015, 06:00 ET UNITE HERE report asks, "Is the American Heart Association for Sale?"

A new UNITE HERE report [available at http://bit.ly/AHAcontributions] has uncovered that the American Heart Association (AHA) and its leadership...


Aug 06, 2015, 09:10 ET Teamsters and UNITE HERE Announce Initiative to Organize UFC Fighters

 Today, two of the largest unions in the "fight capital" of the world launched an initiative to organize MMA fighters in the Ultimate Fighting...


Aug 03, 2015, 15:16 ET UNITE HERE calls on US Senate to Prevent Secret Pharma Money

UNITE HERE sent letters this week to the Senate Committee on Health, asking Senators to put the brakes on a piece of legislation which would keep...


Jun 30, 2015, 08:07 ET UNITE HERE TRAVEL ADVISORY: Violations of Halal guidelines reported in Flying Food Group's LAX operations

 In spite of policies and training programs that establish rules for halal compliance, a number of disturbing violations of halal guidelines...


Jun 23, 2015, 09:00 ET UNITE HERE Launches National Program to End Big Pharma Influence on Continuing Medical Education Activities

UNITE HERE has launched a national program calling for an end to pharmaceutical influence on Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses. This...


May 07, 2015, 19:15 ET Ashford Corrects UNITE HERE's Misleading Statements

 Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT)  ("Ashford Trust" or the "Company") today clarifies further misleading statements made by...


Feb 05, 2015, 08:00 ET UNITE HERE: Feds to prosecute fast food chain Au Bon Pain for alleged coercion and discrimination against workers at Philadelphia International Airport.

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel has issued a complaint against Au Bon Pain Corporation (ABP) for alleged violations of...