It’s been a long and arduous road since these hotel workers went public with their campaign for fair process back in September of 2012. It was at that time that a group of scared, yet determined hotel workers ran their first delegation to the General Manager of the Marriott La Jolla with a signed petition asking for fair […]
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Nearly 5,000 people from in and around the San Diego Community participated in the October 5th March for Dignity and Respect, part of a nationwide effort to push congress to pass comprehensive and humane immigration reform. Unite Here Local 30 made their presence known at this rally, as they are especially passionate since the overwhelming […]
About four miles east of Casino Pauma, on nontribal land, nearly 100 of the casino’s workers and their backers gathered Wednesday at a community center to rally for union rights.
In San Diego, California, nine activists completed a six-day hunger strike outside the Mission Valley Hilton Hotel on April 10 – the day demonstrations took place across the United States demanding immigration reform. Hunger strikers were protesting the firing of 14 of the hotel’s workers, after Evolution Hospitality, the company operating the Hilton franchise, told […]
The San Diego Nine picked the perfect week for a hunger strike. They may not have known it, but the ghosts of Memphis were haunting the Mission Valley Hilton. What’s the connection? Last week was the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was murdered in Memphis where he had […]
About 50 supporters gathered outside the Hilton Mission Valley yesterday afternoon (April 9) to congratulate the self-styled “San Diego Nine” as the group ended a public five-day hunger strike protesting a decision by new ownership at the hotel to make continued employment contingent on existing employees passing a check through the E-Verify program, which validates […]