Thursday, July 22, 2010

What's life like as a hotel worker today?

What's it like to be a hotel worker? On the next Your Call, hotel workers will tell us what it's like to serve food, make beds, clean bathrooms, and negotiate for fair treatment, pay, and benefits. On the 30th anniversary of the 1980 hotel strike in San Francisco, hotel workers nationwide are marching for better working conditions. What are current labor practices like? What do you want to know about how hotel workers are treated before you make your next reservation? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Riddhi Mehta, research analyst with Unite Here Local 2

Aurolyn Rush, telephone operator at the Grand Hyatt Hotel

Antonio Arenas, room service worker at the Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf Hotel

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