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Friday, December 12, 2014

SFO Food Worker Strike Enters Second Day; Bring Your Own Food

Posted By on Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 9:00 AM

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As hundreds of travelers are stuck at SFO waiting out #stormageddon, they might not even be able to take consolation in Bloody Marys and overpriced burgers while they're doing it.

A second day of strike from UNITE HERE Local 2, the hotel and restaurant workers union, has nearly 1,000 employees walking off the job and airport concessions closed or partially closed. And anyone traveling to SFO today is encouraged to bring their own food.

The workers want more job security and better health care written into their contract. News editor Erin Sherbert has more details over at The Snitch, and is trying to get an accurate picture of how many restaurants might be closed (FLY SFO, the airport's official Twitter account, says 80 percent of vendors are open). Let us know if you have any details.

3:55 p.m. Update! A few details about T2 from one of our readers:

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Anna Roth

Anna Roth

Anna Roth is SF Weekly's former Food & Drink Editor and author of West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food From San Diego to the Canadian Border.


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