Labor advocates are working to bring a measure to Long Beach voters by the end of the year that aims to protect hotel workers from harassment and abuse.
Congressman Alan Lowenthal has written a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Jacob Lew, requesting an investigation into the potential sale of the Westin Hotel to companies tied to China or other foreign states.
Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce made a quick trip to Utah yesterday as part of efforts to resolve a labor dispute between hotel employees and the hotel management/ownership of the Westin Long Beach—a dispute that has resulted in a...
Their signs read “Stand With Women Against Abuse," and their faces were grim as they stared into the evening twilight outside of the Westin Hotel on Ocean Boulevard in downtown Long Beach.
Local hotel workers were joined by about 30 community supporters outside Long Beach City Hall Tuesday afternoon to call on citywide action to address sexual assault and extreme workloads.