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Crowded Spring Break Presents Pandemic Risk—Hospitality Workers Union Launches National Effort to Register Laid-Off Workers for Health Care Coverage through the American Rescue Plan

MEDIA ADVISORY for Thursday, March 25 MJ Leira [email protected] (917) 565-7697 WHO: UNITE HERE Local 355 laid-off hospitality workers alongside community allies. WHAT: National launch to register workers for 100% COBRA coverage under President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. WHERE: Diplomat Beach Resort, 3555 S Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019. WHEN: Thursday, March 25 at 10:30 […]

On the One-Year Anniversary of the Pandemic Hundreds of Hospitality Workers Remain Out of Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 12, 2021 MJ Leira, [email protected] Diplomat Beach Resort Workers Demand Their Jobs Back as the Hotel Prepares for a Tourism Come Back Without Its Long-Term Workers DOWNLOAD PHOTOS AND VIDEOS HERE  HOLLYWOOD, FL—March marks one year since COVID-19 left millions of Americans out of work. For hospitality workers across South […]