Entries by Maria Hernandez

7 New Hotels, Including Hotel Maya Long Beach, Sign with UNITE HERE Local 11, Raising the Total to 41 Agreements  

Recalcitrant Aimbridge Hospitality, Hotel Figueroa remain focal points of bitter labor dispute  Los Angeles:  Following the Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Hotel Maya Long Beach has signed a tentative contract agreement. In the past week, the Hyatt Place Pasadena, Proper Santa Monica, Proper Downtown Los Angeles, Westdrift Manhattan Beach, Hotel June West LA, and Alsace […]

STATEMENT: LA Forward, UNITE HERE Local 11, and Coalition Partners Congratulates Nithya Raman on Her Re-Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2024 LA Forward, UNITE HERE Local 11, and Coalition Partners Congratulates Nithya Raman on Her Re-Election The “Neighbors Supporting Nithya Raman for City Council” and “Worker Power for Nithya Raman for City Council” Committees played a critical role in delivering victory. Los Angeles, CA — “Neighbors Supporting Nithya Raman for […]

PRESS RELEASE: Over a Hundred Attend Santa Monica Truth Commission On Violence Against Protesting Hotel Workers and Exploitation of Unhoused Migrants Hosted by CLUE

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Faith and community leaders in Santa Monica held a “Truth Commission” on November 16 in response to violence against picketing hotel workers at the Fairmont Miramar and the exploitation of unhoused migrant workers brought in to replace striking workers at the Le Meridien Delfina. The event featured 9 Commissioners, including former Los […]