There could be a major snafu at the San Francisco Giants’ ballpark in the coming weeks, and it has the potential to majorly affect the fan experience at Oracle Park.
Concessions workers with Unite Here Local 2, which represents about 930 concessions workers at Oracle Park, have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike due to ongoing issues relating to safety, pay and health care. Eighty-six percent of active concessions workers cast a ballot, and 96.7 percent of them voted to authorize a work stoppage.
“Bon Appetit [management company] and the Giants’ approach to workers and fans’ safety during this latest surge of COVID-19 is completely inadequate and dangerously irresponsible,” Anand Singh, president of Local 2, wrote in to the San Francisco Gate after the vote was announced. “Our members have carried on through this pandemic without fair compensation and security in our health insurance, while the Giants have continued to reap profits. We are ready to fight for our…