SF Bay Area Indymedia indymedia
About Contact Subscribe Calendar Publish Print Donate

San Francisco | Labor & Workers | Front Page

Fri May 6 2011 (Updated 05/07/11) On the Picket Line at Hotel Frank, Workers Shout "No Contract, No Peace!"
Hotel Frank Employees and Allies Unite to Fight for Workers' Rights Auctioned off in a foreclosure sale one year ago, San Francisco's Hotel Frank in Union Square is now being run by anti-union hotel management company Provenance Hotels. Provenance has not honored the existing union contract; amongst other things it does not to contribute to workers' medical care and pensions. Staffing levels have decreased since Provenance took over and the management company has been charged with violating federal labor laws by the National Labor Relations Board. Meanwhile, local jazz club Yoshi's is getting a discount rate from Hotel Frank management and asking its musicians to cross a picket line and stay at the hotel while they are in town for performances.

Last week, the Portland Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and Seattle Solidarity Network organized a Day of Solidarity with Hotel Frank workers, holding picket lines at Provenance hotels in those cities.

Hotel Frank is under boycott and workers are picketing the hotel regularly on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:30pm and Fridays from 1:00 to 5:30pm.

Read more | photoPhotos | video Videos: 1 | 2 | 3

Boycott Hotel Frank Website

10/15/14 Massive Pollution of Water Supply Shows Big Oil's Power in California   Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley
10/15/14 UCSC Student Withdraws from University Citing UC's Connection to War Profiteering   Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/14/14 Petition Initiated at UCSC Due to Inadequate Housing Also Opposes Upper Campus Expansion   Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/07/14 Community Members Oppose Construction of New McDonald's in Downtown Watsonville   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/07/14 Legal Settlement Allows Park Service Marine Wilderness Restoration to Begin at Point Reyes   Environment & Forest Defense | North Bay / Marin
10/06/14 Pomo Leaders, AIM Elders and Environmental Activists Shut Down Caltrans Construction   Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | North Coast | California
10/06/14 Movement to End Capital Punishment Growing   Police State and Prisons | Peninsula
10/05/14 Police Brutality Victims Demand San Francisco Giants Take Stand on Cultural Appropriation   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice
10/05/14 Tenant Facing Eviction Hands Out "Eviction Protection" Condoms at Folsom Street Fair   Health, Housing, and Public Services | LGBTI / Queer | Arts + Action
10/04/14 Salinas Police Release Names of Officers Who Killed Residents in 2014   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/04/14 Sin Barras letter to Center for Conflict Studies challenges legitimacy of Police Chief   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice