June 15, 2024

After about two months of intermitent strikes and walk-outs by resort employees in Southern California, Unite Right here Native 11, the union repreenting them, has known as for industrial motion on about 60 accommodations within the larger Los Angeles/Orange County space.

In the event you’re travelling to Los Angeles this week (as am I), it’s possible you’ll discover pickets happening at your resort door (as I did!). Employees are asking for an enchancment on their wages and dealing circumstances, and for that they’ve determined to take the streets and to protest loudly about it.

The protests are happening at about 60 accommodations  in Southern Californa, amongst them well-known properties because the Beverly Hilton, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, the Millennium Biltmore Lodge in downtown Los Angeles others.

The protests begin about 3 AM each day, and extends till about 8-9 PM, or no less than that’s the case for the Lodge Indigo Dowontown, the place I had a reservation for final night time. I took fast stroll round Downtown LA yesterday, and I discovered related scenes on lots of the properties round LA Stay.

Courtyard/Residence Inn by Mariott Los Angeles Downtown:

Lodge Indigo Downtown:

InterContinental Los Angeles:

Sheraton Grand Los Angeles:

Lodge Figueroa:

JW Marriott Los Angeles:


It doesn’t come as a shock that resort employees are being overworked and underpaid throughout, and with the elevated price of residing and inflation, most of them are straight not making ends meet.

In case your journey plans have been affected by these protests (that can final no less than till tomorrow, however could also be extened to subsequent week), do not forget that it’s best to declare for compensation. Motels are within the enterprise of promoting good night time sleeps, and these protests are loud and staring each night time at 3 AM!!! In the event you’re touring to Los Angeles this weekend, it’s possible you’ll wish to test in case your resort is affected by the protests, and in case it’s, it’s possible you’ll wish to think about a resort change in the event you don’t need your vacation weekend to be disrupted by these actions.