Workers at 7 Marriott Properties in Downtown San Francisco On Strike

By Paul Riegler on 4 October 2018
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One day after workers at seven Marriott hotels in Boston walked off the job, employees at seven Marriott properties in San Francisco followed suit.

Over 2,500 workers at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown, the Marriott Marquis, the Marriott Union Square, the Palace Hotel, the St. Regis, the W, and the Westin St. Francis picketed for higher wages, improved workplace safety, and better job security. With signs that read “One job should be enough,” workers ranging from bartenders to telephone operators were on the picket line.

The strike is taking place during the busy fall convention season, which brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Bay Area.

Marriott, which has 50 hotels in the city, said its properties would will remain open during the strike.

“During the strike our hotels are open, and we stand ready to provide excellent service to our guests,” the hotelier said in a statement. “While we respect our associates’ rights to participate in this work stoppage, we also will welcome any associate who chooses to continue to work.”

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