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UniteHERE Alaska Local 878 stands with Arizona voters

Counting Votes in Arizona Election night wasn’t the end for Arizona voters. Over 600,000 votes weren’t counted statewide on November 6th and the days following saw demands from voters to count EVERY vote, including provisional ballots. Here’s the link to learn more Rachel Maddow \’Votes Please\’

Solidarity Rally with AFL-CIO President Trumka

Solidarity March & Rally with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka     Thank you to everyone: who helped make this a great success, for your continued support of the workers and good jobs in Alaska, and the worker-called boycotts at the Sheraton Anchorage & Anchorage Hilton hotels.     It’s been over 3 long years since […]

6-Hour picket at Sheraton Anchorage

Supporting Labor in Alaska Texas-owned & managed Sheraton is not above the law!             Treat workers with dignity!   Respect Alaska job standards!   Settle Unfair Labor Practices Now!     Stop the appeals!       BOYCOTT SHERATON ANCHORAGE

Sheraton Anchorage housekeepers petition Director over workloads

Maria Hernandez and a group of housekeepers from the Sheraton Anchorage present a petition to the director of sales at the Sheraton Anchorage. The housekeepers of the Sheraton Anchorage have been forced to do exhausting workloads for 2 years.  The hotel continues to attempt to increase workloads to unfair levels.

“Equal Rights is a Human Right”

Unite Here Local 878 led the first Union contingent to march in the Anchorage Pridefest, in Alaska. About 25 people joined Local 878’s contingent, chanting “Same Struggle, Same Fight!” and “Equal Rights is a Human Right!”. A big Thank You to those who came to march with us in the Pridefest’s “Be Seen, Be Heard, […]

Sheraton Picket

        The ongoing labor dispute at the Texas-owned & managed Anchorage Sheraton rages on.   Numerous members of the Alaska community gathered on May 18th to picket the Anchorage Sheraton’s unfair & unlawful violative practices.   Stop hurting our community & respect Alaska working standards!  

Happy Mother’s Day!!

  We wouldn’t be here if weren’t for our Mothers.     A few of our Union Moms shared their day with us.     Thank you for all the hard work you do on so many fronts.       Happy Mother’s Day!!  

Alaskans Struggle for Dignity & Respect in Anchorage Hotel

For over three years Alaskan workers at the Hilton Anchorage have been fighting for affordable healthcare, safe workloads, job security protections, and reasonable wage increases in the face of out-of-state corporate employers, Columbia Sussex. Dozens of Community members came out, in spite of the not quite Spring  temps, to Picket the Anchorage Hilton on May 3rd […]

SUPPORTING GOOD ALASKA JOBS

For over three years, Sheraton management has been breaking federal labor laws by enforcing sub-standard working conditions. Texas owned & managed Sheraton Anchorage was found guilty, by an Administrative Law Judge with the National Labor Relations Board of disciplining  & threatening its employees, Alaskan workers, members of our community. The Boycott of the Sheraton Anchorage […]