UNITE HERE Local 57 has represented hospitality workers in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia for decades.
Many of our members work in hotels in the Pittsburgh area. Downtown, Local 57 represents workers at the Wyndham (previously Hilton), Westin, Sheraton, Omni William Penn, Renaissance, and Doubletree hotels. We also represent workers at the Crowne Plaza and Best Western in the Pittsburgh metro area.
A large group of our members work in food service operations. In downtown Pittsburgh, Local 57 represents stadium food service workers at PNC Park and the Consol Energy Center. Our members prepare and serve food at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Our members also prepare food for the airlines at SkyChefs at the Pittsburgh Airport. Local 57 members also provide hospitality at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association and at the Fluted Mushroom.
Gaming represents a new and growing sector of Local 57’s membership. UNITE HERE represents workers at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County as well as at the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack in West Virginia.
UNITE HERE members win more than money and benefits. Here are some other ways UNITE HERE members win positive change through union contracts.
Protection against discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, creed, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity
Your Immigration Status
The right to keep your job if your work authorization changes
Paid day off for your citizenship ceremony
Tip protection and transparency in tip pools
Tipped workers can earn premium pay for time off—not just the hourly wage
Transit and parking benefits
Comprehensive health care
Paid time off for a yearly wellness visit with your doctor