Mary Kay Henry, President of SEIU, stopped by the picket line in San Francisco to give support from the 2 million workers they represent.
🤝🤝 The people united will never be defeated! 🤝🤝
— UNITE HERE Local 2 #1job (@UniteHereLocal2) October 29, 2018
6 strikers from San Diego, Detroit, Oakland, Boston, and San Francisco (soon to be joined by Hawaii) did 37 visits in Washington D.C on Monday. They were speaking with groups that have conferences in struck hotels and asked them to stand with workers by refusing to cross the picket line.
Local 19 in San Jose received some real solidarity from the Plumber’s Union. They had a BBQ!
Thank you to our brothers and sisters from UA Local 393- Plumbers, Steamfitters, and HVACR Service Technicians and…
Local 2 in San Francisco trick-or-treated at the picket line and Local 26 in Boston had a Halloween celebration too.
What do .@UniteHereLocal2 members do for Halloween during the historic #MarriottStrike? Trick or treat on the picket line! Thanks so much to @jwjsf for bringing the treats for us and our families!#1u #1job #solidarity pic.twitter.com/ysctaJocJg
— Nicholas Javier (@njcolma1) October 28, 2018
— UNITE HERE Local 26 (@UNITEHERE26) October 28, 2018
Also at Local 5, Scabby the Rat makes an appearance in Wakiki!
— Local Five Research (@L5Research) October 28, 2018
On Monday, State and local politicans delegated Marriott management on behalf of the strikers in Boston with a powerful political statement. Read the statement here.
HAPPENING NOW: Local leaders delegate Marriott management with letter signed by 30 local and state politicians calling for meaningful negotiations to end the strike! #MarriottStrike #bospoli #mapoli pic.twitter.com/uXNhNHsiJ9
— UNITE HERE Local 26 (@UNITEHERE26) October 29, 2018
Watch this video where Local 30 striker Nancy Zepeda talks about why she’s striking.
"@Marriott is the wealthiest hotel company in the world. We know they can afford to treat their employees with a little more respect and give us what we need and what we deserve!" – Nancy Zepeda, Culinary Supervisor at the @WestinGaslampSD. #MarriottStrike #1Job @unitehere pic.twitter.com/zsWEBlQJBh
— UNITE HERE Local 30 (@UNITEHERE30) October 29, 2018
The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly walked the line with Local 5.
Pamela Price, who’s running for Mayor in Oakland, stopped by the line to give her support.
UniteHere Local 2850 – day 22 of the workers strike! Join them on the picket line-Marriott Hotel, downtown Oakland. One job should be enough! Stand in solidarity with union warriors of Oakland! #MarriottStrike #Pamela4Mayor #Results4Oakland pic.twitter.com/jbEfJZ1jN3
— Pamela Price (@PPriceCares) October 26, 2018
Organizers of the Intercollegiate Business Convention hosted by Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business did the right thing by moving their conference. On top of that, they invited strikers from Boston to tell their stories to the crowd.
The organizers of the Intercollegiate Business Convention hosted by Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business did the…
Cody Petterson, President of San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action, was inspired by the picket line in San Diego.
“If you’re yearning to fight back in a concrete way against the cruelty and darkness into which our country seems to be sinking, come out in solidarity with UNITE HERE Local 30’s struggle for a fair contract with the Westin Gaslamp.”
I know many of you are slammed with canvassing, phonebanking, fundraising, and running for office, but I encourage you…
At Local 24, Australian union members visited the strike in Detroit!
— rashidbuford (@SHIDLIONTIGER) October 28, 2018
We’re getting recognition globally! Our international union family from the South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union conducted a sexual harassment workshop and spoke about the strikers in the U.S.
Check out this billboard in Switzerland!
Ken Homan SJ, from The Jesuit Just Employment Project, wrote this article titled “9 Ways for People of Faith to Support Marriott Workers”.
We are strong! We are powerful! We are winning!