UNITE HERE Local 11 is proud to stand in support of dancers and other performers, who are fighting for safe, fair conditions and health care for their work on music videos, which generate millions of dollars in revenue for record labels.
Check out the great photos from a Jan. 6 rally in Beverly Hills, steps away from Sony Music. For more information, visit dancersalliance.com Read news coverage in the LA Times here.
January 4, 2011 - Workers at the exclusive California Club in downtown Los Angeles who walked off the job to protest a proposed wage freeze in December announced they won a contract with modest increases in pay and benefits.
About 150 workers at the private business club waged a one-day strike Dec. 15 in protest of a proposed six-month wage freeze.
December 16, 2011 - Occupy Harvard students met last week with top university officials—on neutral territory, but following Occupy rules for participation—and presented a list of their demands. At the top of the list, they wanted Harvard to stop investing in HEI Hospitality.
Who or what is HEI? you might ask. And why would more than 1,000 Harvard students and faculty care about the university's involvement with it?
Workers at an exclusive private business club in downtown Los Angeles walked off the job Thursday in protest of management's demands for a six-month wage freeze.
About 150 California Club employees were planning to join in the strike.
The California Club, founded in 1887, is one of the bastions of Los Angeles' old-school elite. Its members over the years have included such powerbrokers as Gaylord Wilshire, William Mulholland, Norman Chandler and Richard J. Riordan.
Workers from the California Club, one of downtown LA’s oldest private clubs, walked off the job today, Thursday, Dec. 15, in a one-day strike. As corporate profits soar and the economy rebounds for the rich, workers are striking in protest of management’s demand to freeze wages for six months.
Workers are asking for small wage increases over the next three years to keep up with the cost of living and stay on par with the Jonathan Club, a similar venue. Currently California Club dishwashers and housekeepers make less than $29,000 a year.
The California Club is a membership-based organization made up of LA’s elite. It’s website claims members are leaders in business, industry and government.