The President of the Flight Attendants Union encourages their members to join our strike lines
Find a picket line like @afa_cwa member @monica_sundseth did on her HNL layover. The industry made $550B last year & Marriott is the biggest, but workers don’t make enough to get by. #1Job should be enough! This @unitehere strike is our strike too. #1u https://t.co/Poi8pNlEFp pic.twitter.com/fUwEl6Oc27
— Sara Nelson (@FlyingWithSara) October 21, 2018
Father Clete Kiley helped get our strike message into a newsletter of 15,000 priests
Bernie Sanders supports us!
I stand with the Marriott workers fighting for safe working conditions and a living wage. Marriott made $3.4 billion in…
Workers leafleted UBS, the owner of the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott where workers have demanded a fair process to join a union.
Strikers saw a supportive airplane banner in the skies above San Francisco today
And if you direct your attention out of the cabin window, you'll see #1job should be enough!@Marriott can't even hide in the sky! https://t.co/DMEfGnbIkl to learn more. https://t.co/Zdd3x70a09 if your travel is impacted.https://t.co/2X51zv1RPD to switch#MarriottStrike #1u pic.twitter.com/6nM3kAjcg5
— Nicholas Javier (@njcolma1) October 22, 2018
Read some of our latest national strike news, from City Lab
“The tagline that unifies [8K striking Marriott workers] —“one job should be enough”—speaks to the wide scope of their goal.”@ptsarahdactyl reporters on the #MarriottStrike for @TheAtlantic’s @CityLab #1job #unitehere #1uhttps://t.co/xAlI10cdno
— UNITE HERE Local 2 #1job (@UniteHereLocal2) October 21, 2018
San Francisco’s Democratic Socialists include ear plugs in care packages to strikers because our picket lines are so spirited!
Ear plugs, granola bars, gummy snacks, wet wipes, and a hot chocolate packet! 🤗
If you want to help fund more food deliveries and care packages in the coming weeks, you can donate to our solidarity fund here: https://t.co/tkOKpCqdbY
— Social(ist) Anxiety 🥀 (@hannuuuugh) October 22, 2018
U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard visited the picket line in Hawai’i
One job should be enough. Our cost of living in Hawai’i is so high, most people work 2-3 jobs just to make ends meet. This is unacceptable. I’m proud to stand with our hard-working men and women as we fight for a living wage. #1job @uniteherehawaii @Marriott pic.twitter.com/y3qTHBvu1T
— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) October 22, 2018
Hawai’i strikers made their voices heard at the state’s Food and Wine Festival [VIDEO]
Yesterday, Local 5 members on strike rallied on the beach at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa and disrupted the Hawaii…
San Diego’s Day of Action on Saturday saw incredible support from AFL-CIO Exec VP Tefere Gebre, state assembly members Lorena Gonzalez and Todd Gloria, and San Diego City Councilmember Chris Ward.
“I want to send a message to [@Marriott], I stay in your hotels not because you’re special, but because your WORKERS are special…on behalf of the @AFLCIO,…we are 100% behind the workers!” – @Tefere_Gebre, Exec VP AFL-CIO. #MarriottStrike #1Job @WestinGaslampSD pic.twitter.com/QFAMKHQ8sN
— UNITE HERE Local 30 (@UNITEHERE30) October 22, 2018
Boston strikers make national news again for calling out ballplayers who cross our strike lines!
— UNITE HERE Local 26 (@UNITEHERE26) October 22, 2018
From strikers to students, we are reaching out to customers of our hotels to ask that they respect us and do not cross our lines
— Carrie Sallgren (@sallgrenade) October 22, 2018
Major conference moves, and the event organizer tells the San Francisco Chronicle he doesn’t regret it
As a strike by 2,500 Marriott hotel workers in San Francisco approaches its fourth week and the giant Oracle Openworld conference begins, the bills are adding up for businesseshttps://t.co/tIFigUj6zJ
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) October 22, 2018
This arts conference in Oakland moved out of the hotel and changed up their whole program to teach attendees about the strike
Welcome to the #GIArts Conference! In light of the Marriott International employees at the Oakland Marriott City Center going on strike, @eddietorres2001, GIA president, kicks off the #RaceSpacePlace Conference addressing how we redesigned our event in solidarity with workers. pic.twitter.com/b61k0cpFB9
— GrantmakersInTheArts (@GIArts) October 22, 2018
This huge conference of online video makers is getting the word from one of their own that the San Jose Marriott is on strike!
Workers at the San Jose Marriott connected to the TwitchCon facilities continue to strike and today posted the following notice regarding TwitchCon.
Protests there are expected throughout the weekend. https://t.co/DAoQWuMNOj
— Streamer News (@StreamerNews) October 22, 2018
It's not only this Marriott. It now spans 8 cities.
More from this location: https://t.co/2JVwkd0OLv
— Moblord 🔜 TwitchCon (@moblordTV) October 22, 2018
Conference of City planners moves to non-striking union hotel in Detroit
— Annalise Frank (@annalise_frank) October 22, 2018
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