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March 13, 2020 Statement from UNITE HERE International President D. Taylor

For immediate release March 13, 2020 Meghan Cohorst 239-503-1533 mcohorst@unitehere.org March 13, 2020 Statement from UNITE HERE International President D. Taylor As frontline workers in the hospitality, food service and transportation industries, the 300,000 UNITE HERE members and the families they support will be among those most affected by the unprecedented and unexpected spread of […]

UNITE HERE President D. Taylor Applauds New Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave in Response to Coronavirus

For immediate release March 8, 2020 Meghan Cohorst 239-503-1533 mcohorst@unitehere.org UNITE HERE President D. Taylor Applauds New Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave in Response to Coronavirus “We commend Rep. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Rep. Rosa Delauro (D-Conn.) and other Democratic leaders in the House and Senate for championing legislation that would require employers to provide paid […]

American Federation of Teachers and UNITE HERE Call on Federal Government to Introduce Paid Sick Leave and Release Comprehensive Health, Safety and Economic Plan to Fight Coronavirus

Meghan Cohorst, UNITE HERE 239-503-1533 mcohorst@unitehere.org Oriana Korin, AFT 202-374-6103 okorin@aft.org WASHINGTON—In the wake of the continued spread of the coronavirus in the U.S., the American Federation of Teachers and UNITE HERE—which together represent educators, healthcare professionals, public employees, hotel, food service, airport, warehouse and casino workers across the country—are calling on the federal government […]