Local 17 Members Fight Tip Penalty!

On Monday, April 16th Rep. Joe McDonald (R-Delano) brought legislation (HF 4061) before a House Committee to cut pay for tipped workers and allow their employers to pay less than minimum wage otherwise known as a Tip Penalty. Local 17 members turned out to let them know that a tip penalty isn’t right! Local 17 servers spoke […]

Fight Tip Penalty!

All working people deserve a fair return on our work! On Monday, April 16th Rep. Joe McDonald (R-Delano) is bringing legislation (HF 4061) before a House Committee to cut pay for tipped workers and allow their employers to pay less than minimum wage otherwise known as a Tip Penalty. We have to turn out to let […]

Working Families Will Not Be Silenced by Supreme Court Case!

Last week, the US Supreme Court heard a case that would limit public sector workers’ freedom to join together and negotiate for a fair return on their work. What the corporate-backed groups who brought this case forward don’t understand is that no matter how much they attack us – working people won’t be silenced. Just […]

2018 Will Be A Make It Or Break It Year For ALL Unions

This year our Union will be facing potentially huge challenges. Late in February the Supreme court will hear a case that could affect our freedom to come together and negotiate a fair return on work. The outcome could largely defund and diminish our power. This would make it it even harder to organize more workers […]