Marriott Strike!

With this segment, we take you to the picket line at the Westin St. Francis. UNITE HERE Marriott workers at eight tourist destinations across the country have gone on strike. Labor contracts have expired and workers feel that Marriott has not made adequate attempts to address their concerns about livable income, safe work conditions, and job security. Robynn Takayama talks with two Asian Americans who have worked at the St. Francis for over 26 years each. Learn more at

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Community supporters are invited to join a massive solidarity march on Saturday, October 20th  at 9 a.m. at Yerba Buena Lane, a plaza on Market St between 3rd and 4th streets. Details and RSVP at

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