Airport Authority Meeting

Local 24 Airport Workers showing solidarity at the Wayne County Airport Authority meeting advocating for a living wage at the airport. Hojeij Branded Foods (HBF), Midfield Concession Enterprises (MCE) and World Duty Free Group (WDFG) are currently in negotiations with Local 24. #1u #solidarity #livingwage

Hotel Housekeeper and Laundry Worker Research Study

Are you working as a hotel housekeeper or a hotel laundry worker?
Are you 18 years of age and older?

If you answer YES to both questions, you are eligible to participate in a research study about the health of hotel housekeepers and hotel laundry workers, conducted by the University of Michigan School of Nursing.

What’s involved: If you agree to participate in this study, we will…

1) ask you to fill out a questionnaire booklet about your background, and your work;
2) take your blood pressure;
3) measure how you breathe; and
4) take two teaspoons of your blood.

You can receive a gift card of up to $30 each time you meet with us and complete everything that’s involved. You will have the opportunity to meet with us two more times after that for each of which you will receive an additional $30.

Contact: If you are interested please call Marie-Anne at: (734)-647-0146

**ALL YOUR INFORMATION WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL!

Merger and By-Laws Vote

IMG_1794-5IMG_1791-3The merger of Cleveland, Ohio Local 2263 in to Local 24, passed overwhelmingly by a vote of the membership in Michigan and Ohio on Monday and Tuesday. A special thank you to our membership for coming out to vote and for your continued support going forward. View the Merger Agreement & By-Laws here #1u #solidarity #UnionProud

JACK Entertainment Conference – Day 2

2016-05-05 10.18.08-1Day two of the JACK Entertainment meeting, Local 24 welcomed Wayne State University, Labor Studies Center, to do some Shop Steward training with our Michigan and Ohio members. Local 24 and Local 2263 would like to thank Jacqueline Daugherty and Gayle Hamilton, from the Labor Studies Center, for educating our Shop Stewards today. ‪#‎1u‬ ‪#‎solidarity‬‪#‎UnionProud‬ ‪#‎WSU‬

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JACK Entertainment Conference – Day 1

2016-05-04 14.17.40Yesterday, Local 24 welcomed our Ohio, Local 2263, JACK Entertainment members to Detroit. Between introductions, shared stories, and informational updates, the first day of our conference was a success. Local 24 would like to thank our Ohio members for making the trip here and we look forward to spending the next couple days with you. #‎1u‬‪#‎solidarity‬ ‪#‎UnionProud‬

 

 

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Spirit of Detroit Award

TG AwardCongratulations to MotorCity Casino Shop Steward, Local 24 Executive Board Member and Paul Robeson/Malcolm X Academy Head Coach, Terrell George!

Terrell has been presented with the Spirit of Detroit Award, from the City Council of Detroit on behalf of the citizens of Detroit, for his outstanding leadership and dedication to improving the quality of life. Thank you for helping to make the world a better place, Terrell.