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15 Feb, 2017, 17:31 ET Workers Deliver Petition to Station Casinos about Health and Safety Risks, says UNITE HERE

Workers recently presented Station Casinos' management with a petition signed by one hundred occupational health professionals calling on the...


21 Dec, 2016, 10:07 ET UNITE HERE Unions Reach Agreements with Trump Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington, D.C.

The Local Joint Executive Board Las Vegas, UNITE HERE Culinary Workers Union Local 226, Bartenders Union Local 165, and the Trump International...


06 Oct, 2016, 17:07 ET Twelve Senate Challengers Pledge to Repeal 40% Health Benefits Tax

 UNITE HERE, an organization representing 270,000 working people across North America, today announced its endorsement slate for candidates...


27 Sep, 2016, 17:07 ET UNITE HERE Launches National Boycott of Trump Businesses

 Citing federal law allowing boycotts for the purpose of forcing an employer to honor their duty to bargain, UNITE HERE, the parent union of...


15 Sep, 2016, 08:00 ET Workers at Red Rock Resorts' Boulder Station Vote to Unionize says UNITE HERE

 Over Labor Day weekend, workers at Boulder Station Casino & Hotel voted to be represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the...


16 Aug, 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...


09 Jul, 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...


22 Jun, 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...


09 Jun, 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...


25 Apr, 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...


21 Mar, 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...


22 Feb, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


15 Dec, 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...


07 Dec, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


11 Sep, 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...


05 Feb, 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...


29 Jan, 2015, 11:25 ET Uninsured airline food workers hold protests nationwide

 Uninsured food service workers held protests today in cities that are home to the "Big Three" U.S. airline companies—United, American...


28 Jan, 2015, 10:30 ET UNITE HERE: Students across the country challenge fast food chain Au Bon Pain's response to labor organizing at Philadelphia Airport

 Today, student activists, including chapters of United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS), are demanding meetings with Au Bon Pain outlet...


18 Dec, 2014, 09:00 ET UNITE HERE launches "No Bon Pain," a consumer education campaign

Today, UNITE HERE launched a campaign that compares the nutrition data for Au Bon Pain's products with Au Bon Pain's brand promise that it provides...


25 Jun, 2014, 06:00 ET UNITE HERE Convention focuses on growth, changing lives

In an economy deeply destabilized by income inequality, one North American union sees hope and growth in the years ahead. Delegates representing...


28 May, 2014, 14:50 ET Statement from D. Taylor of UNITE HERE in Response to White House Delay on Review of Deportation Policy

The following statement has been issued by D. Taylor, President of UNITE HERE in reaction to the White House announcement of a delay in...


26 Mar, 2014, 14:42 ET Statement of D. Taylor, President of UNITE HERE International Union Demanding Congress VOTE NOW on Immigration Reform

Nine months have come and gone since the U.S. Senate passed historic immigration reform legislation with a large bipartisan majority. Since that...


10 Dec, 2013, 10:10 ET HEI Hotels and UNITE HERE Reach Agreement, Pioneering a Partnership for Growth and Improved Labor Relations Industry-Wide

 HEI Hotels & Resorts and labor union UNITE HERE affirmed today the formation of a long-term partnership focused on generating mutual...