Famous for their wool peacoats, Sterlingwear of Boston makes outerwear for men, women, and children. All of Sterlingwear of Boston’s products are made by UNITE HERE New England Joint Board Local 1 members at the East Boston facility. The company is also the exclusive manufacturer of the U.S. Navy’s iconic peacoat. To stay warm this winter, bundle up the whole family in Sterlingwear of Boston’s union-made coats!
Today I had the privilege of joining over a dozen Hyatt workers and representatives from numerous allied organizations at the National Press Club for the launch of a global boycott of Hyatt hotels. In the room stood members from the labor movement, the religious community, and progressive organizations. We were there to show Hyatt that we expect more from them.
Nation, did you know that the suits Stephen Colbert wears are union-made? Southwick makes some of the finest men’s clothing for retailers like Brooks Brothers and Orvis and its employees are proud members of UNITE HERE New England Joint Board Local 187. Don a Southwick suit, and you’ll be looking sharp while supporting good American jobs!
Once the kids are out of school, it’s summer vacation season! You can easily make your trip fun for the whole family while sustaining good American jobs by making it a union-made exploration. Read more »
For a truly magical gift for your family, splurge on a trip to Disneyland or Walt Disney World. Many of the resort and theme park employees have a voice at work through their union.
It’s wedding season! Whether you’re shopping for co-workers, friends, or family, it’s easy to find union-made gifts from the heart.
We can’t promise it will replace the feeling of your own bed, but stay the night at a union hotel or resort and you’ll be in the hands of the best. Unite Here members greet guests, prepare rooms, and help carry guests’ luggage at various locations across the country.
For the definitive guide on union hotels in each and every city, check out Unite Here’s Union Hotel Guide. Updated regularly, it will tell you which properties to visit in order to support good, union jobs. (Or you can download the app here!)
On Monday, Food Workers and their union, UNITE HERE, celebrated Food Day by hosting and participating in events on college campuses across the United States. The events – held at multiple locations in Baltimore, Boston, Connecticut, Chicago, and the Los Angeles area – brought together food workers with students, faculty, and community food organizations, creating an opportunity for participants from diverse backgrounds to cook, eat, talk, listen, and learn from each other about how to improve our food system.
Last week Hyatt workers at six hotels in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Honolulu went on strike, demanding better working conditions and treatment from their employer. After working two years without a contract, housekeepers, kitchen staff, and other Hyatt workers are standing up to Hyatt, going on a week-long strike to protest bottom of the barrel wages, high injury rates, Hyatt’s long track record of health and safety violations, and the company’s opposition to workplace safety legislation.
Less than a week after the Super Bowl, the NFLPA and American Rights at Work met Thursday morning to discuss the economic impact of a lockout on the local economies around the country. Joining them were Ravens cornerback Chris Carr, former player Brian Mitchell, John Marler of UNITE HERE Local 24 and The Nation Sports Editor David Zirin.
“Despite every NFL team being profitable, record television revenues and a Super Bowl that now ranks as the highest rated show on television, owners are demanding the players take pay cuts and work longer, said Kimberly Freeman Brown, Executive Director of American Rights at Work.