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 […]