Entries by Ann Kammerer

Sodexo at CSUMB Ongoing Contract Negotiation

Sodexo at CSUMB Ongoing Contract Negotiation On Tuesday March 1st, Unite HERE representatives and committee met with Sodexo’s General manager and Representatives for the 4th time since the union contract expired on October 31, 2015. Ultimately progress was made as Sodexo representatives made their first economic proposal since the contract negotiations began in early November. […]

UNITE HERE Condems ICE Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children

  For Immediate Release January 7, 2016 Ramiro S. Fúnez [[email protected]][email protected]  1-646-923-1858   UNITE HERE Condemns ICE Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children LOS ANGELES, CA— Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that ICE officials detained 121 adults and children in Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina over New Year’s weekend, all […]

Recap: “We Want You Here” Immigration Forum in Santa Cruz

On Wednesday November 11, 2015, students, immigration professionals, and Unite HERE Local 483 collaborated to bring invaluable immigration resources to the community of Santa Cruz as part of the We Want You HERE immigration campaign. From 4 pm to 8 pm the public was able to join the free Immigration Forum to listen, engage, and […]

Aquarium Food Service Workers Approve Union Contract

After months of discussions and actions, employees in the restaurant and cafe at the Monterey Bay Aquarium voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new agreement with their employer, S.S.A. S.S.A., a food service company, took over the operation of the Aquarium food services in February 2015. The contract ratification vote, held Wednesday September 9th, was 92% […]

Wage Increases Due

Non-tipped union members will see their wages increase this Oct. The increase will be of an additional 45¢ per hour! This amount applies to a majority of our members who work at the following locations: Hillands Inn The Hilton Garden Inn Asilomar Conference Grounds The Hyatt Regency Other hotels will also see an increase to […]