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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
BOSTON, MA – Today on Labor’s traditional sleepy “day off”, 22 UNITE HERE Local 26 members and President Brian Lang risked arrested in front of the Westin Copley by participating in a peaceful sit-down civil disobedience, followed by a march to the Sheraton Boston where they announced a strike authorization vote set for September 12. Should workers vote to authorize […]