Hotel Strikes May Soon Widen to Hawaii, Boston and San Francisco

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Nearly 3,500 workers at six Marriott properties in Hawaii are the latest to vote to authorize a strike. The Hawaii properties involved are in Honolulu and Maui. The strike vote came after months of negotiation between Unite Here Local 5 and Marriott.

Action! Brace for a Hotel Strike in L.A., Orange County

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Although a strike has not officially begun, and contract negotiations are continuing, news reports indicate picketing is already underway at four hotels. More : Hospitality Strike Votes Could Increase with Arrival of High-Tech Hotels. cities and Hawaii. The threatened labor action underscores the importance for planners of doing due diligence on issues such as potential labor actions when negotiating contracts with suppliers, noted Jonathan T.