Marriott Strike: Day 23 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 23 bulletin here.

View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 22.

We picketed Rumfire’s Halloween party hosted by a manager who openly mocked striking workers.

Financial Difficulties? We are entering Week 4 of the strike and know that finances are getting tight. First step is to reach out directly to your financial institutions, landlord, etc. Many are willing to grant hardship waivers that don’t affect your credit. Some Kyo-ya strikers have already secured waivers. This is the MOST important step. If you still have difficulties, then visit a free financial advisor at Strike HQ, Tuesday 10/30 from 1p-5p OR at the Hotel and Travel FCU, Thursday from 12p-4p.

In it to win it! Today is Day 23 of the strike—officially longer than the 1990 strike! Local 5 members at the Kyo-ya/Marriott striking properties are clearly motivated to continue this fight.

“Why would we go back now? We are powerful. I’ve sacrificed too much to go back in without winning the main things! We deserve it all—the wage increases, better workload, job protection, and a four year contract so we can fight along with our sisters and brothers on the mainland,” Lourdes Maquera, housekeeper, Royal Hawaiian Hotel.

“The most important word in the language of the working class is solidarity.” —Harry Bridges

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