UNITE HERE members are on strike against Marriott hotels in hotels across the country and Teamsters are walking the strike lines in support. For a list of strike locations, click here.
In San Francisco the picket lines have been strengthened by Teamster members and trucks. Click here to see a gallery of photos.
More than 110 Teamsters from Local 856 work alongside UNITE HERE members in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis, Marriott Union Square, Palace Hotel and W Hotel. "We are on the lines to support our brothers and sisters from UNITE HERE," said Peter Finn, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 856. "We represent hotel workers throughout the area working at the front desk and in the concierge and sales/accounting departments."
Members of UNITE HERE are asking that all who support this strike sign their petition: click here to access
To see the latest on the Marriott strike, click here