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. […]

Merger and By-Laws Vote

The 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 http://bit.ly/2h3ne6c  #1u #solidarity […]

JACK Entertainment Conference – Day 2

Day 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 […]

JACK Entertainment Conference – Day 1

Yesterday, 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 […]

Spirit of Detroit Award

Congratulations 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. […]

Local 24 Political Conference

Political Convention with key leadership and elected officials in Southeast Michigan politics that have been longtime champions of labor in Detroit. Thank you to Congressman John Conyers, Jr., Representative Brenda Lawrence, Detroit Council President Brenda Jones, The Metro Detroit AFL-CIO President Rick Blocker, Michigan AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Darryl Newman, Wayne County Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon, and […]

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame 2015 Awards Dinner and Induction Ceremony

An evening of empowering, inspiring and uplifting women, were presented at the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame 2015 Awards Dinner and Induction Ceremony. Myra Wolfgang, former leader of Local 24 (back then known as The Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union) was inducted in to the Hall of Fame on October 29th. Local […]

October Airport Authority Meeting

Good show of solidarity from Local 24 Airport Members at the Wayne County Airport Authority meeting to push the board for worker retention through the bidding process for food & beverage and retail leases. Way to go!  

2015 Rose Awards Honoree

Congratulations to Local 24 member, Sandra Gaines of Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center The winners were announced at the ROSE Awards Ceremony & Reception, which was held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 at the Detroit Opera House. The awards were presented by Mistress of Ceremonies, Glenda Lewis, WXYZ and Larry Alexander, President & CEO of the Detroit […]