(Travel Weekly) – Tovin Lapin. More than 2,700 Hawaii hospitality workers have concluded a nearly two-month strike after reaching an agreement with hotel ownership and management.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – Hotel owner Kyo-ya offered striking hotel workers up to $6.13 per hour in pay and benefit increases over four years in a new contract today that ended a 51-day-old strike.
(KALW Your Call) – By Laura Wenus and Rose Aguilar. Hotel workers have been on strike at Marriott hotels around the country, in some cities for more than 50 days. Marriott has settled with workers in several cities, but San Francisco hotel workers remain on strike. How will one of the longest hotel strikes in decades impact working conditions in hotels?
(New York Times) – By Karen Schwartz. The first thing that the wedding planner Lauren Carson noticed at the end of eight weeks of strikes against Marriott hotels in Hawaii was the quiet. The “incessant noise” from the picket lines was gone.
(Hawaii Public Radio – The Conversation) – By Catherine Cruz. Hotel Strike Resolution; Leeward Oahu Windfarm, Mariana Islands Typhoon Recovery
(LA Times) – By Hugo Martin. Labor unions and the world’s largest hotel company have reached agreements to settle strikes in seven places across the country, but labor leaders warn more unrest could be ahead elsewhere as hotel contracts expire in Los Angeles and Orange counties.