Detroit Hotel Workers Reach Contract Deal, End Strike

Labor News

Reprinted from ABC TV 13 by The Associated Press on November 4, 2018.

A union whose workers were on strike at Detroit’s Westin Book Cadillac hotel has reached a new contract.

Unite Here Local 24 said the 160 workers it represents, including servers, front desk workers and housekeepers, earned less than other Detroit hotel employees.

The local announced Saturday that an agreement was ratified after the strike started October 7. It says the deal includes “historic progress” on wages, benefits and working conditions.

Local 24 President Nia Winston says in a statement: “One job should be enough.” …

ABC 13 11/4

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