Monterey Bay Community Says: Carmel Mission Inn’s intimidation of workers must stop!

In an attempt to lock 55 Carmel Mission Inn hospitality workers into a permanent recession, the PVI Hotel Group management company has attacked workers’ rights.  In the middle of bargaining for a new labor contract, PVI has tried to intimidate workers, while demanding deep and permanent contract concessions.  UNITE HERE Local 483 has filed Unfair […]

Dream Inn Workers Ratify New Contract

Workers at the Santa Cruz Dream Inn, members of UNITE HERE Local 483, voted Tuesday, November 30, to ratify a new union labor contract with the hotel. The new contract calls for up to $1.70 per hour in additional wages and benefits over the life of the contract. The workers will also receive a $100 […]

New Agreement at Hyatt Regency & Highlands Inn!

On July 28, 2010, the UNITE HERE Local 438 members at the Hyatt Regency and Highlands Inn ratified a new 5-year contract by a 98% vote.  The agreement calls for more than $5 per hour increases in wages and benefits over the term of the contract and maintains our health insurance at current benefit levels […]

CSUMB Cafeteria Workers Choose Local 483!

Cafeteria workers at Cal State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), employees of Sodexo USA, have joined UNITE HERE! Local 483. The 50-worker unit voted 40-1 to become members of Local 483 on April 1, 2010. Maryland-based Sodexo USA has recognized the union and has agreed to contract bargaining. Welcome to our Union, CSUMB sisters and brothers!

Cesar Chavez Day Action Stars

UNITE HERE Local 483 recognized 15 of our members as Cesar Chavez Day Action Stars on March 31, 2010. The Local 483 members were honored for their numerous actions in support of workers in places outside of their own hotels. Our 2010 Cesar Chavez Day Action Stars of UNITE HERE Local 483 are Bertrand Deprez […]

Hotel Workers’ Relief Fund

With hundreds of Monterey Bay area hotel workers laid off or fired for unjust causes in recent months, Local 483 members have been heartened by the outpouring of community donations to the Monterey Bay Hotel Workers’ Relief Fund. More than 50 laid-off Quail Lodge worker families and 12 fired Hilton worker families received free Thanksgiving […]

Elected and Community Leaders Support Quail Lodge Workers!

Elected officials and community leaders in the Monterey Bay area have supported the Quail Lodge workers through resolutions and petitions calling for the hotel to offer jobs back to laid-off workers if the hotel reopens. Since the Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the first resolution for Fair Recall of Quail Lodge Workers on […]