Hotel workers at the Hotel Maya in Long Beach, Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, and Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica officially called for a boycott of the three hotels because of management’s use or condoning of violence during the largest hotel strike in at least 50 years. A boycott signifies a call for the public to join the workers’ fight in a new way:
CLUE commemorated Tisha b’Av, uniting interfaith and Jewish faith leaders Unite Here Local 11, and community members. It was a powerful experience because it created a space for us to connect the Jewish community’s mourning over tragedies in their history and the world with the struggle for economic justice for hospitality workers. We mourn for the
On July 25, together with UNITE HERE Local 11 and the workers of Laguna Cliffs Marriott, we are demanding a contract with the FIVE PILLARS – a living wage, pensions, healthcare, fair workloads, and union growth. Despite being owned by the University of California Pension Fund, the workers at the hotel currently do not have
July 20, 2023 On Thursday, July 19, 2023, St. Mark UMC Pastor Gary Bernard Williams testified before the University of California Board of Regents, calling for the immediate hiring of Black and African American workers brought in as temporary workers during the strike by Laguna Cliffs Marriott workers. “A fair living wage, adequate pension, healthcare,
All Saints Church Pasadena hosted workers from the Hyatt Regency for lunch and a rally with parishioners. “In our tradition, we are in a relationship with a brown Jesus that struggled, was overpoliced, and didn’t get the wages he deserved,” Associate Rector Mark Chase said. “He served in a neighborhood where workers didn’t get the wages
When workers at eight hotels near LAX headed out on strike on July 10, 2023, faith leaders mobilized a Prayer Caravan to support them.
CLUE Justice, UNITE HERE! Local 11, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, the Boyle Heights Chavurah, IfNotNow LA, Nefesh and Pico Union Project call for #LivingWagesNow at a Tisha b’Av Contemplation and Action!
The fight for the fundamental right to housing is a worthy cause. On June 22, Clue and Unite Here Local 11 came together at a rally and made history with a sit-in, demanding affordable housing for working Angelenos. It was a powerful moment of solidarity, standing up for the well-being of our community and leading
Is there a better way to celebrate America‘s promise than walking shoulder to shoulder with hotel workers supporting their righteous call to live where they work? I don’t think so. So you will find me at the Intercontinental tomorrow morning at 10 AM for an Independence Day rally and march to support them. Come and