Effective immediately, UNITE HERE Local 8 has reached a tentative agreement with the Westin Seattle!
The tentative agreement includes:
- A guarantee from the owner that Westin workers will keep their jobs and their contract if the hotel is sold
- Wage and benefit increases
- Workload reductions for housekeepers
- Higher shift minimums
- Updated immigrant rights and LGBT rights language
This is a victory for the workers as well as the Seattle community. At Local 8, we have renewed energy to continue our fight for the 99% at the Hilton Seattle (currently on boycott), the Edgewater, the Space Needle, the Washington Athletic Club, and the Doubletree and Hilton in Seatac. Because…
WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!