Los Angeles Hospitality Training Academy (HTA)
The Hospitality Training Academy (HTA) is a partnership between UNITE HERE Local 11 and hotel and food service employers in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The HTA is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) institution and labor-management/Taft-Hartley Fund serving and providing training benefits to employers, the union and its members. The HTA is designed to improve Los Angeles' tourism and hospitality industry by increasing the skill level of its workforce and moving workers up the career ladder. The hospitality industry is one of the largest growing sectors in Southern California, with a projected growth rate higher than all other jobs in the region, and the nation, over the next three years.