UNITE HERE Florida political canvassing operations kick-off in Central and South Florida

Unions host multi-city press conference, PPE distribution caravan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Contact: MJ Leira, [email protected]   FLORIDA—UNITE HERE Florida kicked-off its effort to mobilize voters in South and Central Florida with a multi-city virtual press conference followed by PPE distribution caravans in both Central and South Florida. At the caravans, canvassers received […]

UNITE HERE Florida to kick-off political canvassing operations in Central and South Florida with multi-city press conference, PPE distribution caravan

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Contact: MJ Leira, [email protected]tehere.org, (917) 565-7697 WHO:  Wendi Walsh, UNITE HERE Florida Political Director and Secretary-Treasurer of UNITE HERE Local 355 Jeremy Haicken, UNITE HERE Local 737 President 200 UNITE HERE Florida political canvassers.   WHEN: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 9am and 11am   WHAT: UNITE HERE Florida virtual […]

Laid Off Hospitality Workers Got Out the Vote for Florida’s Primary Elections

Miami, FL— In March, almost all of the 33,000 hospitality workers represented by UNITE HERE Florida were laid off due to COVID-19.  Most remain laid off five months later.  Over these months, Florida’s hourly workers were largely abandoned by their elected leaders, left struggling to access unemployment benefits and health insurance, and fearing for their […]

Hotel Worker Dies From COVID-19 After Fontainebleau Cut His Health Insurance Coverage

Hotel Worker Dies From COVID-19 After Fontainebleau Cut His Health Insurance Coverage WHO: Hotel workers from the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, UNITE HERE Local 355 hospitality workers, family and friends of German Amaya. WHAT: Press conference at German Amaya’s wake ceremony WHERE: Maspons Funeral Home, 3500 SW 8th Street Miami FL 33135 WHEN: Saturday, August 8 […]