and told us that we cannot come back to work unless we accept a proposal that would cause many of us and our families to lose our health care. The Management’s proposal would raise the cost of family coverage to $739.00 per month. For an average worker who earns $12.52 an hour, that’s more than a week’s worth of wages, and is simply impossible.
Marisol Gil is a member of UNITE HERE 2850, and has been a banquet server at the Castlewood Country Club for five years. She lives in Pleasanton with her husband and two children, Mildreth and Sebastian.