More than 1,000 cooks, dishwashers and housekeepers are training to carry out nonviolent civil disobedience on July 22 at Hyatt hotels in 15 cities across the nation.
President Barack Obama and other international leaders arriving for their June 26-27 summit here may encounter something they didn't expect: a hotel workers' picket line.
Some 400 workers at the Hyatt Regency hotel here held a three-day strike June 8-10.
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer activists creatively tell the hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people from all over the country coming to San Francisco in June for Pride to stay out of the boycotted hotels.
"We're here to ask your support in our strike against the Congress Hotel - our families have been suffering for seven long years."
SAN FRANCISCO - The giant hotel corporations that dominate this city's top hotels may think they can hide behind the current economic crisis to force workers to accept a contract full of takeaways.
Area workers give Marriott a wake-up call on health care and contract negotiations.
Video of labor and allies confronting Hyatt Hotel Corporation.