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Strong East Boston: Vote Joe Ruggiero March 3

Strong East Boston: Vote Joe Ruggiero March 3

Boston’s Local 26 is proud to stand with Joe Ruggiero, candidate for State Representative of the First Suffolk District in East Boston. Joe Ruggiero believes in an East Boston where residents have good wages, good benefits, and a say in development issues that affect them. “I will be a strong voice for hotel and food… Read more »

March 1-31: Open Enrollment for Hotel Health Plan

March 1-31: Open Enrollment for Hotel Health Plan

For members who work at an employer covered under the Local 26 healthcare fund: Open Enrollment runs March 1-31. Carefully read the packet of information you receive, complete the form and mail it to the Fund. Changes you can make during Open Enrollment include: Enrolling in the health plan Adding your spouse to the plan… Read more »

Video: 2014 year in review

Video: 2014 year in review

2014 was a great year for Boston’s hotel and food service workers. Some of our victories and campaigns in this 4-minute video.

2015 wage and benefits allocation meeting

2015 wage and benefits allocation meeting

There will be a Local 26 Membership Meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 12:00 noon and 5:00 pm at the Union Hall to discuss and vote on the 2015 contract year economic allocation proposal. Our program to maintain quality and affordable healthcare, to improve our ability to retire with dignity, and to have the… Read more »

Housekeepers, Hotel Commonwealth agree to changes to keep work and rooms safe

Housekeepers, Hotel Commonwealth agree to changes to keep work and rooms safe

Housekeepers at the Hotel Commonwealth in Boston’s Kenmore Square have reached an agreement with hotel management that will ease the workload of housekeepers who attend to rooms with kitchenettes. Housekeepers at the hotel—which overlooks Fenway Park—are members of Boston’s UNITE HERE Local 26. The union has negotiated contracts with 28 Boston-area hotels. The contracts provide… Read more »

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