• About 2500 San Francisco's Marriott affiliated hotel workers join strike to curb work overload

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Thousands of housekeepers, cooks and other workers at Marriott-affiliated hotels went on strike in San Francisco and San Jose after months of negotiations for job security, a wage increase and what unions call work overloads.
    There are about 2,500 Marriott hotel workers picketed outside at least seven hotels in downtown San Francisco, the heart of the city's tourist area.
    The hotels include the Ritz-Carlton, the Palace Hotel, the W Hotel and the Marriott Marquis. Another 200 walked out in San Jose, said Unite Here union spokeswoman Rachel Gumpert. The strike came at the height of the...
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