Our brothers and sisters in the California grocery industry are fighting against corporate greed to maintain decent and affordable health care. This critical issue affects us all! Food shelf donations are critically needed to help the 70,000 strikers continue their struggle.
As many of you know from experience, sexual harassment is a huge problem in the hotel industry. Some members of the City Council are coming to our union HQ this Thursday at 7:30pm to hear our concerns. We will press them to require Minneapolis hotels to provide panic buttons to all housekeeping and room service staff. We need your powerful stories and your support!
Come help rally support for workers at The Zinnia who are negotiating a new contract. Meet at the local union hall this Saturday at 3:00p.m. We will march to The Zinnia and picket! The union makes us strong!
Our brothers and sisters who are immigrant workers have been unfairly fired from the nonunion Ditchburn Suites Hotel as they fight for unionization. Do not let the Ditchburn owners think they can get away with this blatant abuse of human and workers rights! There will be a candelight vigil and rally at the Ditchburn Suites Hotel next Tuesday at 7:00p.m. Come join us as we fight for justice and solidarity!
Mark your calendar for next month's National Day of Action for paid sick leave. Join with local worker centers and national advocacy groups to show your support for local, state, and federal legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Food workers need paid sick days to keep the public safe, but everyone should be have paid sick leave because no one should have to choose between their health (or the health of their children) and their financial security. Various activities will take place on the 5th to coincide with the "A Nickel a Ticket Keeps us All Healthy" campaign for paid sick leave for airline catering workers. Watch this space for more details.