U.S experiences even higher numbers of unemployment
UNITE HERE Committee Member Kat Payne featured in this CBS Philly segment.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, featuring UNITE HERE Local 274 members talking about challenges under COVID-19. Read More…
IMPORTANT NEWS: Learn about new free food resources available across Philadelphia this week.
The deadline to file federal income taxes, as well as the deadline to pay any federal taxes you may owe, has been extended to July 15, 2020
Article featuring Unite Here Local 274 member Randi Trent:
“…Randi Trent (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania): “I’m a server at the Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia 76ers. I’ve worked at the stadium for the past 19 years. I love my job. I feed the press box, the cameramen, and work the VIP lounge…”
Shame on OTG! OTG is the largest food service employer at PHL and has refused to even talk to their workers about sudden loss of income and health insurance from COVID-19 lay-offs.
Article quoting Unite Here Local 274 Committee Member Kat Payne:
“’It’s crazy how your life just changes,’ said Katherine Payne, a housekeeper who on Wednesday was told by the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown that her labor would not be needed until at least June. Marriott told her she would receive a full 40-hour paycheck next week, even though she wasn’t on the schedule and her hours were already cut…”