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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
View other events for the week of 9/ 6/2004
SF Labor Day Rally for Hotel Worker Contract
Date Monday September 06
Time 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
Union Square, Powell and Geary, San Francisco
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorUNITE HERE LOCAL 2
12,000 member of UniteHERE Local 2, San Francisco are negotiating a contract for the workers at the big hotels, namely Argent Hotel, Crowne Plaza Union Square, Fairmont San Francisco, Four Seasons San Francisco, Grand Hyatt, Hilton San Francisco, Holiday Inn Civic Center, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Mark Hopkins Inter-Continental, Omni San Francisco Hotel, Sheraton Palace Hotel and Westin St. Francis and 12 other hotels. The hotels want to eliminate medical benefits, freeze wages for some and give small wage inceases to others and continue to allow excessive workloads. While the hotels whine about decline in tourism, they have cut back so much that they only need 47% occupancy to be profitable.
Added to the calendar on Saturday Sep 4th, 2004 4:03 PM
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