The recession has put pressure on workers everywhere, but UNITE HERE members are standing together to win strong contracts despite the economic downturn. Over the last month, distribution center workers in Woburn, MA, hotel/casino workers in Puerto Rico, and hotel workers in San Diego, CA, have all ratified strong new contracts.
On Friday, February 5th, a new contract was ratified by UNITE HERE members at the Worcester, MA, TJ Maxx distribution center. Members of the New England Joint Board of UNITE HERE ratified the contract by an 88% margin.
The new TJ Maxx contract came after months of solidarity actions among the 800 Worcester workers as well as actions with distribution center workers in other plants owned by TJX Corporation in the New England Area. continue reading

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