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[UPDATED] Strikes continue at Boston Marriott Hotels

[UPDATED] Strikes continue at Boston Marriott Hotels

November 25, 2018


Filed under City

By Aidan McGovern, news correspondent UPDATED at 10:28 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28 After 46 days of picketing, the 1,500 housekeepers, cooks, bartenders, bellmen, dishwashers and banquet servers are now ready to go back to work after reaching a “tentative agreement” Nov. 17. The deal wo...

Marriott hotel employees on strike for better wages and benefits

Marriott hotel employees on strike for better wages and benefits

October 17, 2018


Filed under City

By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent More than 1,500 employees of Marriott International have been on strike in Boston since Oct. 3 to fight for higher pay and better benefits as part of a nationwide demonstration against the hotel group. Employees from seven Boston Marriott hotel brands, including the Aloft ...

Op-ed: Resist Trump by building worker-student power

Op-ed: Resist Trump by building worker-student power

March 29, 2017


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

  Affordable health care, livable wages and immigrants’ rights have fallen dead center in the crosshairs of the administration of President Donald J. Trump, and people everywhere are fighting back—including students and workers on our own campus. On Friday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. in 320 Shi...

Students sing to advocate for higher wages for dining hall workers

Students sing to advocate for higher wages for dining hall workers

March 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Glenn Billman, news staff Twelve students representing Huskies Organizing With Labor (HOWL) sang a parody of “Hey Jude” by the Beatles Monday afternoon in Curry Student Center to advocate for dining hall workers. The three verses of “Hey Aoun” urged President Joseph E. Aoun to guarantee a livi...

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