aramark

UNITE-HERE Members Agitate For “Job Retention” Ordinance

Here at the Anaheim City Council meeting, the chambers are packed to overflowing for the big vote on the proposed Anaheim Convention Center expansion. A different issue popped up during the public comments period: a “job retention” ordinance. That’s the innocuous term for forcing contractors, after they take over a contract from a different firm, to hire (or at least ...

Read More »

Honda Center Scores A Win Over UNITE-HERE

UNITE-HERE is 0 for 2 in its litigation against Anaheim Arena Management (AAM), which runs The Honda Center, over AAM’s decision last year against renewing its contract with Aramark and bring food service in-house. A press release from AAM came over the transom yesterday afternoon announcing “the Orange County Superior Court’s ruling on Friday granting a demurrer without leave to ...

Read More »

UNITE-HERE’s Unjust Lawsuit Against The Honda Center

Is is right and just for the government to force a private company to offer jobs to specific individuals who were never that company’s employees in the first place? That’s the question at the heart of the lawsuit filed by UNITE-HERE Local 11, claiming Anaheim Arena Management (which operates the Honda Center) has violated the state’s Displaced Janitors Opportunity Act ...

Read More »

Anaheim in Wonderland: State Democrats Push Banana Republic Policy On Honda Center

UNITE-HERE Local 11, which represents Aramark food service workers at the Honda Center, has been pushing to impose a Los Angeles-style “retention” ordinance on Anaheim Arena Management (AAM). A retention ordinance requires that when a city changes contractors, the new contractor has to pay the old contractors employees for a period of time — usually 90 days — and provide ...

Read More »