UNITE HERE Locals in the U.S. and Canada once again joined the IUF in their annual Hotel Housekeepers Global Week of Action to demand safer working conditions and dignity for housekeepers worldwide.
Continue scrolling to see highlights from actions in Chicago, San Francisco, Hawaii, Seattle, Boston, San Diego, Vancouver, Toronto and Northern Illinois!
UNITE HERE Local 2 - San Francisco
On November 3, room cleaners had a great action at the Marriott 4th Street San Francisco. Over 120 members -- from different departments, but mostly housekeepers -- were present.
UNITE HERE Local 5 - Hawaii
On November 5, housekeepers with UNITE HERE Local 5 from Waikiki visited a hotel on the north shore of the Island (Turtle Bay Resort) to participate in a cafeteria action to fight the recent implementation of go-green.
UNITE HERE Local 8 - Seattle
On Election Day, Seattle voters approved I-124 to help keep the city’s hotel housekeepers safe and healthy. UNITE HERE Local 8 members had a huge part in helping make that happen!
UNITE HERE Local 30 - San Diego
UNITE HERE Local 40 - Vancouver
On November 3, UNITE HERE Local 40 in Vancouver and Local 75 in Toronto held a joint press conference from their respective cities.