• Largest multi-city hotel strike in North American history - Marriott

    8 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    About 8,000 Marriott hotel employees across eight U.S. cities are striking under the slogan ‘One job should be enough'. The workers demand better wages and workplace safety. These workers are being represented by the union - Unite Here.
    According to Marriott International and Unite Here, about twenty-four hotels have been affected including in Boston, San Francisco, Honolulu, Kauai, Detroit, San Diego, Oakland and San Jose.
    The striking employees are demanding living wages in a rapidly growing economy. A worker opined that she did not have children because the wages were not enough.
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