Entries by UNITEHERELocal30

HEI Campaign

So far, organizing workers at the Hilton Mission Valley, an HEI property, have not succeeded in getting a fair process to decide on union representation. They are not alone in their fight – across the country HEI workers and their community supporters are standing up for justice. You can find information about this nationwide effort […]

Westin Gaslamp workers unanimously ratify first contract

On July 9, workers unanimously ratified the first union contract at the Westin Gaslamp. The workers began organizing in the fall of 2010, and the 13-person Organizing Committee signed up nearly 80% of the workforce on union authorization cards in February 2011. Local 30 was recognized in March, and, days later, Starwood sold the hotel to Pebblebrook Hotel […]

San Diego Airport Workers Protest for Job Retention

Over one hundred airport workers, members of UNITE HERE Local 30, rallied on July 25 outside Lindbergh Field’s Terminal 1, home of Southwest Airlines at the San Diego Airport. Airport workers take issue with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority’s recommendations for its new retail concessions. “I’ve worked at this Airport for decades, through […]

Picket Line at SDCC

We had the first picket line at the San Diego Convention Center in the afternoon on 05/11/2011. We are telling Centerplate, people in San Diego and visitors that workers are fed up being trated unfairly and will fight for our rights. The workers are going to fight until Centerplate recognize their hard work and settle […]

Westin San Diego Workers Win Union

In San Diego, 130 workers at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter have joined UNITE HERE Local 30. An overwhelming majority of workers signed cards in support of the union. Local 30’s Westin organizing comes on the heels of last year’s successful organizing drive at the 800-room Hilton San Diego Bayfront. The Westin committee began bargaining with […]