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Massachusetts Political Leaders Delegate Marriott Management, Call for Meaningful Negotiations to End Strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2018 Massachusetts Political Leaders Delegate Marriott Management, Call for Meaningful Negotiations to End Strike Local politicians show strong support of striking Marriott hotel workers, out fighting for one job that’s enough to live on for almost a full month   Governor Baker Moves Event: In addition to today’s delegation of state and local […]

BOSTON MARRIOTT HOTEL WORKERS ON STRIKE

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2018 As of 5:00AM UNITE HERE Local 26 hotel workers are on strike at 7 Marriott hotels in Boston Historic strike at the biggest hotel employer in Boston Workers say: “One Job Should Be Enough” to wealthiest hotel company in the world What: UNITE HERE Local 26 hotel workers from […]

Hotel Workers Open Strike Headquarters in Downtown Boston, Prepare for Potential Strike of Marriott Hotels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2018 Hotel Workers Open Strike Headquarters in Downtown Boston Workers test bullhorns, staple picket signs, and sign up for picket lines in preparation for a potential strike at Marriott hotels Boston, MA—This week UNITE HERE Local 26 hotel workers are signing up for shifts on strike picket lines, making hundreds […]

Colleges of the Fens Win New Union Contract

Local 26 food service members are unstoppable! Dining services workers at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences unanimously ratified their new union contract today. With this victory, workers on these campuses join those at Simmons College and Northeastern University in winning a $35,000 […]

With 96% Voting Yes, Boston Marriott Hotel Workers Vote to Strike

BOSTON—More than 1,000 UNITE HERE Local 26 hotel workers have voted to authorize a strike at eight Boston Marriott hotels—the W, Westin Copley, Westin Boston Waterfront, Renaissance, Ritz Carlton, Sheraton Boston, Aloft, and Element hotels. With overwhelming support to strike, the bargaining committee can now call a strike at any time. This news comes two days […]