Entries by Local483

ObamaCare needs an Equality Fix

ObamaCare Needs an Equality Fix: Click for 2-minute Video! Q&A: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Q: Which part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affects UNITE HERE members? A: The law requires that all individuals purchase coverage by 2014 or face a penalty. Those offered affordable coverage by their employers may continue to receive it. In […]

BOYCOTT at La Playa Carmel now One Year Old!

Former La Playa Hotel workers announced a boycott of La Playa Carmel at a rally more than a year ago on July 6, 2012, in front of the hotel at Camino Real and 8th Avenue, Carmel, California.  There have been dozens of public protest  actions at the hotel since, the next on September 27, 2013. […]


Monterey, CA.  Union workers at the Monterey Beach Resort and Old Capital Club, members of UNITE HERE Local 483, have approved new labor contracts, calling for standard wage and benefit increases. At the Monterey Beach Resort, union members met April 18th to approve a contract through September 2014, covering 90 workers, including housekeepers, cooks, dishwashers, […]

Local 483 Honors Member of the Year

Monterey, CA.  Ramon Ramirez has been chosen by UNITE HERE Local 483 as its Member of the Year.  Mr. Ramirez will be honored at the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council’s (MBCLC) annual awards dinner on April 19, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency for his contributions toward bettering the lives of working people and their families […]

UNITE HERE Relief Fund for Sandy victims

We are sure all of you have seen the images of destruction and devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy this past week. Our members and their loved ones in New Jersey and in New York City have borne the brunt of this terrible storm. Thank goodness it appears we did not lose any members’ lives. Local […]


CONTRACT WILL COVER FUTURE HOTEL WORKERS Carmel Valley, CA.  Union workers at the Quail Lodge approved a 5-year labor contract through December 31, 2017, which calls for more than $5 per hour in additional wages and benefits over the life of the agreement, as well as providing job protections in the event the resort sells […]