SAN DIEGO – Hotel workers and their allies launched a five-day hunger strike on Friday, April 5 to protest the unfair use of E-verify by the Hilton Mission Valley, amid hotel workers’ year-long effort to organize a union. The sudden use of E-verify came in late March when a new management company took over the […]
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Twenty hotel workers were arrested on March 1 at the HEI-owned and managed Hilton Mission Valley. Nearly 250 hotel workers, community activists and clergy members protested job insecurity at the hotel. HEI has announced that it is selling the Hilton Mission Valley to Tarsadia Investments. HEI informed workers of the potential of mass layoffs when […]
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Twenty hotel workers at risk of losing their jobs were arrested Friday afternoon during a protest at the Hilton Mission Valley Hotel. Police were called after about 250 protesters entered the hotel lobby, blocking business and chanting.
Much has been made of Bob Filner crashing the City Attorney’s news conference a little while ago but we shouldn’t forget that in that flurry of feistiness he pointed out that there are people among us, fellow citizens, family, friends, you name them, who are paid tacky wages. Like hotel workers.
Twenty people were arrested Friday evening during a protest at the HiltonMissionValley hotel during a protest stemming from the refusal of management to take step to protect employee jobs during the sale of the property. Tarsadia investments is currently negotiating to buy the location.
Twenty hotel workers were arrested last night (March 1) at the Hilton Mission Valley. By one account, 250 workers, community activists, and clergy members were there to protest low wages and job insecurity. The workers represent Local 30 of the Unite Here union of hotel and restaurant workers, whose pay is among the lowest in […]