‘When we fight, we win’: Unite Here Local 737 prevails with historic contract for Orlando hospitality workers

Sodexo food service workers at OCCC notch a win in the ‘red state’ of Florida

By McKenna Schueler

Hospitality workers at the third-largest convention center in the country achieved major gains this week, setting a new standard for hospitality workers in the Central Florida region. Restaurant, concessions and banquet workers at the Orange County Convention Center, who are directly employed by the multinational company Sodexo, won a new contract that delivers an $18 minimum wage for hourly food service workers this year and a $3 raise for workers above the minimum, retroactive to August 2022...

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