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UNITE HERE Summer Internship

Across North America, hotel workers are rising – organizing to lift one another out of poverty. Housekeepers, dishwashers, cooks are standing together to win the right to organize a union and improve their lives.
They need you – your energy, your education, your enthusiasm – to join them in that fight.
UNITE HERE is offering a six-week, paid Hotel Workers Rising Internship for passionate student leaders who will spend their summer in the struggle for justice.  Internship sites will be based in major cities across the U.S. and Canada.
The Hotel Workers Rising Internship will run in two sessions:
June 2nd-July 11th, 2008 and

July 21st-August 29th, 2008
Stipend: $450.00 per week.
Participants are responsible for their own housing.
For more information, email
Application Deadline: March 23, 2008.
To apply,
click here.
Click here to learn more about the campaign.

After more than six months of negotiations, a contract agreement has been reached between Boston hotel workers represented by UNITE HERE Local 26 and the Boston Park Plaza, Sheraton Boston, Westin Waterfront and Westin Copley Hotels. This historic contract includes all of the key terms that hotel workers have been fighting for throughout the negotiations: good wages, quality affordable healthcare, a safe workload and a secure retirement.

La Union Hace La Fuersa!