Striking Boston Marriott Workers Get A New Contract
By Kayla Martin 11/17/2018
Boston Marriott hotel workers will be returning to work this Wednesday.
The striking employees finalized their new contract today, The vote was almost unanimous. Almost 700 workers had been on strike for just under a month and a half.
Boston hasn’t been alone in its fight. Marriott workers in Hawaii and San Francisco are still on strike.
The Boston Marriott staff belongs to the Unite Here Local 26. The union hasn’t released any agreement details and won’t until the other cities’ contracts are settled. However, there is speculation that the contract includes
higher wages, job security, pregnancy accommodations, and sexual harassment protection.