Strikers supporting strikers in San Diego. When we fight together, we win!
Thank you to @AFSCMELocal3299 and @UPTECWA for taking time from your strike at UCSD Medical Center to join @WestinGaslampSD hotel workers at their strike against @Marriott. Together we will win!! #StrongerTogether #MarriottStrike #1Job #1u #Solidarity pic.twitter.com/jNB3lY397s
— UNITE HERE Local 30 (@UNITEHERE30) October 26, 2018
Do you know the “Sí Se Puede” Shuffle? Local 5 busts a move on the line. 🎶
— Lisa Grandinetti #1job (@lisagrand808) October 26, 2018
In Oakland, the GIA conference respected the picket line by moving, and put our thank you card on stage with Boots Riley and W. Kamau Bell!
Thank you to Grantmakers in the Arts for respecting the strike at the Oakland Marriott City Center by moving the @GIA…
In San Jose, Local 19 brought some fall cheer to the line by decorating pumpkins while picketing.
24 days on STRIKE ! San José Marriott workers on Strike!!!!
At Local 2 in San Francisco, Alfredo explains why he’s striking.
“I work two full-time jobs at two different Marriott Hotels. I’m on strike because Marriott is the richest hotel company…
Detroit strikers bring the clever chants in all kinds of weather.
— UNITEHERE! Local 24 (@UHLocal24) October 27, 2018
The California Nurses Association shared this strong letter urging Kaiser Permanente to respect our picket lines and move their upcoming shareholders’ meeting.
An injury to one is an injury to all!
— California Nurses (@CalNurses) October 27, 2018
Bernie Sanders stopped by the strike! “Sanders said he and the union were sick and tired of a situation where almost all income and wealth goes to the top 1 percent of the population while working people need to work multiple jobs to survive.
“‘What you are wearing on your T-shirts is exactly right: One job should be enough,’ he said.”
“The fight that you are waging here. The courage you are showing here is exactly the fight that must be waged in every…
Senator Mazie Hirono joined strikers in Local 5 and shared her own One Job Should Be Enough story.
— Unite Here! Local 5 #1job (@uniteherehawaii) October 26, 2018
Congressman Scott Peters stopped by to show some strike solidarity to Local 30 workers this week.
It’s been nearly a month since union workers began striking at the @WestinGaslampSD to demand a fair contract. Hoping a deal is reached swiftly. #TeamPeters stands in solidarity with @UNITEHERE30 workers because #1Job should be enough. #MarriottStrike #CA52 pic.twitter.com/WcKuZ92x0g
— Scott Peters CA-52 (@ScottPetersCA52) October 25, 2018
Our strike is recognized as a modern-day movement following the example of Larry Itliong, the Filipino-American farmworker and organizer who sparked the Delano Grape Boycott by walking out of the fields to fight for minimum wages.
The way to truly honor Larry Itliong, farmworker organizer, is to talk about striking workers struggling TODAY. From the @unitehere workers on strike to the @utlanow educators getting strike-ready – Happy Larry Itliong Day. #UnionOrganizerLife #LarryItliong #UTLA #StrikeReady pic.twitter.com/YuNsExOdym
— Jollene 🍞🌹 (@jollenelevid) October 25, 2018
Boston strikers walking lines in cold weather and high wind warnings were warmed up by a new donation to their strike assistance fund by the IBEW.
— UNITE HERE Local 26 (@UNITEHERE26) October 26, 2018
This powerful story about our strike from The Guardian talks about how important our strike is to the entire labor movement.
'One job should be enough': Marriott hotel workers' strike hits eight US cities https://t.co/t5unADPfT1
— Guardian US (@GuardianUS) October 26, 2018
We also had some strong customer support: Britni shows how easy it is to NOT cross a picket line.
I'm booking a hotel in the city for next weekend and guess what I did? I looked up the list of hotels where workers are on strike and I'm NOT STAYING AT ANY OF THEM. Hey, athletes: it's that easy! pic.twitter.com/nbxrjY82nX
— Britni DEAD la Cretaz ⚾️ (@britnidlc) October 27, 2018
All the way from Benin, a country in West Africa, a member of their country’s hospitality union “Syndicat National des Employés d’Hôtels et de Maison du Bénin” shows that support for our fight keeps going global!