Juneteenth Celebration!

UNITE HERE Local 100 celebrates Juneteenth! June 19, 1865, marks the date in which the news of emancipation reached the last group of enslaved individuals. We acknowledge that nobody is free until everybody is free. Therefore, UNITE HERE Local 100 stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and recognize that we must continue […]

Local 100 Celebrates Today’s Immigration Victory!

UNITE HERE applauds today’s Supreme Court decision preventing the Trump administration from shutting down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects hundreds of thousands of individuals who came to the United States as children. Under DACA, 800,000 immigrants have received work authorizations, including many hospitality workers and their families. “DACA represents an […]

UNITE HERE Local 100 Believes Black Lives Matter

March 2020: A week or two after the stay at home orders, it became clear that black and brown workers filled most of the “essential” jobs that we all depend on and cannot “stay at home.” Why: our unfair economic and education systems pushed many towards these low paying service jobs, and away from “work […]

They’re Still Working at the Airports, and They’re Scared At least 17 workers at New York’s airports have died from the coronavirus, and dozens more have been infected.